South Florida Tropical Escape

In the heart of Fort Lauderdale

Just minutes from beaches, dining, shopping, and nightlife

Are you ready to experience this amazing South Florida Tropical Escape in the heart of Fort Lauderdale?  Newly renovated and with all new furnishings, this vacation home combines hotel luxury with charm and coziness that is difficult to find anywhere else.  Yet, the best part is the lush and private backyard with an abundance of sun, ample shade, and an inviting pool with tranquil waterfall to satisfy all of your relaxation needs.

In November 2018, we completed a full renovation and refurnishing of our 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom home to make it as comfortable and inviting as possible. Over 1,500 sq ft gives plenty of room to spread out and relax with family, friends, or both.

Please visit our booking website for real-time availability and rates.
Living Area

Living Area

The living room has a large 55" flat-screen TV and Bose surround sound. The TV is mounted over a remote-controlled fireplace to make operation a breeze and add to the ambiance. The comfortable couch and sitting area provide plenty of room to relax and watch TV or to visit with family and friends. The couch can also convert to a queen-sized foam mattress bed to sleep two more people.

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The upgraded kitchen has all stainless steel appliances, a range hood, and all of the cooking utensils required by even the most demanding cooks. The over-sized island gives plenty of counter space and has bar stools for three. The contemporary kitchen table can seat up to eight people.

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Master Suite

Master Suite

The master suite includes a large bedroom with attached over-sized master bath retreat. The bedroom has a king-sized bed, it's own flat-screen TV, and multiple views of the pool and backyard, including a door to the backyard. The bath has a massive walk-in shower with high-end Danze shower system, including a handheld shower wand and four body jets. If that's not enough, there is also a jetted tub with handheld wand as well overlooking the pool and hammock areas. There is Bluetooth audio in the bath so you can customize your bath time experience.

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Guest Bedrooms & Bathroom

Guest Bedrooms & Bathroom

The two guest bedrooms are spacious and equipped with their own flat-screen TVs. All bedrooms have ceiling fans and dimmable lighting for maximum comfort, and all beds include brand-new, state-of-the-art foam mattresses. The guest bath also features an LED Bluetooth mirror so that you never have to be without your favorite tunes!

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Patio & Swimming Pool

Patio & Swimming Pool

Saving the best for last - a backyard you won't want to leave! Start with the refreshing blue pool with a waterfall and two water jets for the kids. All of this is surrounded by lush tropical landscaping and plenty of room to catch some sun in the chaise lounges. Add in the shade and comfort of the large pergola with seating for six to escape the heat and enjoy the endless breeze of the ceiling fans. Finish it off with an outdoor TV, more Bluetooth music, and a BBQ gas grill to make it the perfect tropical escape!

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The main lock box with the house keys is located next to the mailbox under the carport. To open:

  1. Open the plastic cover for the lock box by squeezing the sides and pulling down.
  2. The code is [provided prior to check-in]. Press each digit individually. If you make a mistake, you can press the clear button at the bottom to start over.
  3. Once the code is entered, press down on the latch at the top. The lock box should open, and there should be two keys in there for you to use as needed.
  4. Please close the lock box once you have removed the keys. You may have to reenter the code to push the latch down again to close it.
Also, when locking and unlocking the front door, it is easiest if you press lightly on the door while you turn the key.

  • If you used your accounts on any of the Roku TVs, please do not forget to log out of your accounts (Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime) before you leave, so that future guests cannot access your accounts.
  • If you used the grill, double-check that the gas is turned off on the propane tank.
  • Check the outlets and closets for anything you might have left behind.
  • Please turn off all electronics and lights.
  • Make sure all doors leading outside and any windows you may have opened are closed and locked.
  • Return both keys to the lockbox.

Please be aware that there are a few yard/pool maintenance people that may stop by the house while you are staying there. Other than being there briefly, they should not bother you. They should NEVER need access inside of the house unless we have explicitly confirmed it with you beforehand.

  • Pool (Blue Master Pools, Marcelo): Typically every Friday or Saturday. Will access the backyard through the gate.
  • Yard (EBM Landscaping, Elmar): Approximately every other week. Day of the week may vary. Will access the backyard through the gate.
  • Trash (Cabo Cleaning): They will take the trash bins from under the carport to the street Wed evening or early Thurs morning and return them to under the carport Thursday evening.


Nearby beach spots only minutes from the house


Here are a few of our favorite restaurants in the area


Where to go shopping in the area


Where to hang out at night


Outdoor fun and ways to get around the area


Fun activities around Fort Lauderdale


Our home is located in a residential area, please keep noise to a minimum at night after 10:00 p.m. If there are complaints from the neighbors, the guest is responsible for all resulting fines. Below is the ordinance directly from the City of Fort Lauderdale, Chapter 17 “Noise Control”

“NOISE: Be advised that any sound shall not be plainly audible for a period of one (1) minute or longer at a distance of twenty-five (25) feet or more when measured from the source property line between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. daily and at a distance of fifty (50) feet or more when  measured from the source property line between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. daily.”


Our vacation home is strictly smoke-free.  Smoking and vaping are not allowed anywhere on the property and can cause damage that may require more extensive clean up due to odor, soot, trash, and the possibility of fire.  Any violations of this will result in loss of entire security deposit.


Onsite parking is available for three cars, one of which is covered under the carport.  Please review and adhere to the parking map below.  Parking on the street or grass is strictly prohibited by the City of Fort Lauderdale and may result in fines.  Guests will be responsible for all such fines.


Please note that this vacation rental has a swimming pool on property.  By booking this vacation rental, guests are agreeing to assume all liability with respect to use of the pool and that the host is not liable for any incidents related to the pool.  Any children in the home should be closely monitored and access to the pool should be controlled at all times by an adult.  There are pool alarms installed on all doors and windows with access to the pool.  If you do have small children, please double-check that the pool alarms are working properly immediately upon your arrival.  Children should also be supervised by an adult at all times when using the pool.


According to the Code of Ordinances for the City of Fort Lauderdale, the maximum number of overnight occupants in this vacation rental shall not exceed six (6) adults and four (4) children under the age of 13.  No outside visitors or overnight guests beyond what was specified in the Airbnb reservation are allowed without prior approval by the host. No parties or other events allowed on property.


We love our furry family members!  However, for the sake of all guests, we do not allow pets of any kind in our home.

We understand service animals are not the same as pets and serve a crucial function for their owner. Only dogs are recognized as service animals under Titles II and III of the ADA.  Under the ADA, service dogs must be harnessed, leashed, or tethered (unless the guest has no use of their hands for control of the leash).  The host should be notified at the time of booking if service animals will be staying in the home.


We kindly ask to keep all food and drink to the designated eating areas especially for anyone under the age 12.


To avoid plumbing issues, please flush only toilet paper. Do not throw paper towels, feminine hygiene products, wipes, or trash in the toilet.


Please note that the house is equipped with a video doorbell camera that records all activities in the front of the house.  This is for the safety and security of our guests and our home.  Disabling or tampering with the camera is strictly prohibited and is grounds for immediate cancellation of the remainder of your reservation with no refund.  Also, both fence gates are to remain locked at all times for safety and security reasons.  If you should need to open the gate for some reason, please message the owners.


Accidents happen. Please report any damages or breakages to the host in a timely manner so that we can repair the situation as soon as possible. Any associated costs will come out of the security deposit.  To avoid more extensive damage, please do not move furniture.


Pursuant to Code of Ordinances for the City of Fort Lauderdale Section 16-127, this vacation home is within 1,400 feet of a school, and therefore it is unlawful for a sexual offender or sexual predator to occupy this residence.


City of Fort Lauderdale non-emergency number: (954) 828-5700

Medical Clinic or Hospital: Holy Cross Hospital, 4725 N Federal Hwy, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308. (954) 771-8000. Open 24 hours. 3.5 miles from house.

Fire and Police Department:

  • Fort Lauderdale Police Department, 1300 W Broward Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312. (954) 828-5700. 3.6 miles from house.
  • Fort Lauderdale Fire Department Fire Station 29, 2002 NE 16th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304. (954) 828-4829. 1.2 miles from house.


Call 911 for emergencies that require immediate assistance from the police, fire department or ambulance. Fire extinguishers are located under the kitchen sink and a first aid kit is in the reach in closet.


Hurricane season for Florida is June through October.  As with every hurricane season regardless of forecast, knowing the essentials of how to prepare could truly be a life saver.  Evacuating should always be your first option to escape the dangers of a hurricane.  All windows and doors leading outside are hurricane resistant.  If you need to stay home:

  • Stay inside
  • Stay away from windows
  • Water (enough for 3 days)
  • Non-perishable food (last at least 3 days)
  • Flashlights with batteries
  • Candles, lighter, matches
  • Fill up gas tank
  • Charge cell phones and limit use
  • Jen and Chad, owners of Roesle Ventures LLC