Xanadu: 8BR/6BA On The BEACH w/Elevator,Pool+more!

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Xanadu: “An idyllic, exotic, luxurious place” (Webster’s Dictionary)

8BR/6BA Ocean-to-River paradise. Room for 20+ Private elevator, heated plunge pool, dock & more. Directly ON the beach! 4 floors of luxury living, oceanfront chef's kitchen & more. Complimentary Kayaks, paddleboards, bicycles, snorkel & fishing gear, (Jetskis & boats also available). Kids mini golf course!

FULLY STOCKED.

(Note: This home is not available for parties or events)

The space
Live/Work/Play on your own private beach – and at your very own private luxury beach house – far from crowds and exempt from the occasional public beach closures. Your remote barrier-island 5-star oceanfront palace is located on the FL Treasure Coast, a tranquil oasis safely isolated worlds away from hotspots.

Enjoy gigabit-speed commercial-grade secure WiFi internet . . . so fast, you can stream 4K movies at night, and so secure that you can safely and productively work from “home”, with a powerful signal that reaches all the way to the beach/river.

Clean & Safe: We meet or exceed all safety measures & other best practices specified by the CDC, Dept of Health, and FL Department of Business & Professional Regulation. We utilize hospital-grade cleaning & disinfectant standards. We stock your home with cleaning supplies, alcohol, wipes, hand sanitizer & more. (During the initial shutdowns in Spring 2020, our spotlessly-clean homes passed muster with "front line" hospitals and medical departments, hosting entire hospital nursing units and doctor families for extended stays.)

Save: Ask about our FL resident discount!

ABOUT THE HOME:

Xanadu is our largest, and one of our most family-friendly ocean-to-river beach houses, delighting all ages (Xanadu is great for groups, too!). Perfect for kids, seniors and every age between. Fun & relaxation for everyone!

Private home, Directly ON a private Atlantic-Ocean beach? Check.
Private dock across the street for fishing & boating? Check.
Private elevator (so you can skip the stairs?) Check.
80-inch HDR 4K TVs and 4K HDR DVD Players? Check.
Air-conditioned exercise room? Check.
Riverfront "sunset pavilion" recreation area, with grill, picnic tables, hammocks & more? Check.
Plenty of parking, even for RVs and boat trailers? Check.
FULLY-STOCKED Home, that's turnkey-ready for a great beach vacation? From towels, to tents, from kayaks to toilet paper ... all you need bring is the clothes on your back?

Check. Check. Check. Check. Check. Check. Check. CHECK!!!!

And don't overlook the fantastic, "never gets boring" location: Everyone will enjoy being just minutes away from the award-winning restaurants, shopping, theater and (modest) nightlife available in Florida's own "Mayberry", the charming Stuart FL / Jensen Beach area. ("America's Happiest Seaside Town" -- Coastal Living Magazine, 2016 National Award Winner)

With rates starting at less than $100 per night per private lock-the-door bedroom (and introductory rates even lower), it's less than ~half~ the price of getting everyone together at a hotel or resort. Xanadu delivers you 5-star amenities, luxury accommodations and at a price you can afford. (the proverbial champagne on a beer budget)

Note: Xanadu is rented only to one party at a time; you will not be sharing the premises with strangers or unknown travelers.

Wear your t-shirt, shorts & flip-flops to the airport, because that's all you need for your Florida beach-house vacation . . . We provide the rest.

Xanadu is less than one hour from the Palm Beach International Airport, and less than two hours from Orlando and the theme parks. Travel light -- and live large -- with the fully-stocked, 5-Star-amenity properties of Beach Houses in Paradise. (Our motto is "We stock heavy, so you can travel light.")

Xanadu is one of several luxury five-star properties operated by Beach Houses in Paradise, the 20-year leader in offering 5-star luxury, amenities and service in sunny beachfront settings.

Xanadu has never been available to the public before 2018, so there aren't as many reviews yet as exist for our more established vacation-rental homes.

But feel free to check out the many 5-star reviews of our other listed BHIP properties located next door and in the same neighborhood (see "Carpe Diem", "Heaven Can't Wait", "Aquarius", "As Good as it Gets", and others). Learn how families and groups like your own are enjoying five-star experiences IN THEIR OWN BEACH HOUSE (literally a stone's throw from the Atlantic Ocean), at a fraction the price of a beachfront hotel or resort!

Plus: Enjoy our complete set of complimentary water toys and recreational items. Kayaks, paddleboards, bicycles, fishing gear, snorkel gear, and so much more. Jetskis & boats are available, too!

SAVE! We offer many discounts to AirBnB members: Military, educators, civil service, rescue & law enforcement, medical & more. Active or retired. Even Florida residents save $$. (But Seniors age 50+ get the biggest discount of all). Inquire with your inquiry/booking.

Traveling by RV? No problem, park it right at the home!

Bringing your boat? No problem! Moor it on Xanadu' own private dock, and park that trailer right at the house!

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ALL-INCLUSIVE / EVERYTHING IS INCLUDED: From bicycles to beach blankets, from towels to toilet paper, and all points between. (Did you know that fewer than 25% of Florida listings include high chairs for little ones? Many vacation rentals don't even provide you a full supply of toilet paper (!) or such basics as towels, bed linens, toiletries, paper goods or even cooking essentials like salt, pepper, spices, oils, and other basic staples. And can you imagine arriving to your beach vacation rental, only to discover that there are no coolers, ice, beach chairs, beach towels, beach blankets, umbrellas and beach toys like sand pails, bikes, cornhole, volleyball, kayaks, and horseshoes? Why waste the first day of your precious vacation -- or more money -- shopping at the local Wal-Mart? Instead, book a Beach House in Paradise and begin relaxing the ~moment~ you arrive. (We even pre-heat hot tubs and pools, and put out the bathrobes & towels so your relaxing beach vacation can start the moment you arrive.)

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Nervous about alligators? Don't be: They don't exist in this part of coastal Florida. (Gators can't survive near the beach in saltwater environments; they live only inland, where there is plenty of fresh water, such as ponds, lakes, and canals) At BHIP, both the river & ocean are salty, so no gators!

No gators . . . . but still a wildlife wonderland: Not only is the home situated in the most biodiverse marine environment in America with 4,000+ species of marine and plant life (source: Florida Oceanographic Institute), but it's also located between Stuart and Jensen Beach FL, Winner of the "America's Happiest Seaside Town" award given annually by Coastal Living Magazine! (locals -- of a certain age that remember TV's "The Andy Griffith Show" -- proudly call Stuart the "Mayberry of Florida")

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WHAT OTHERS SAY ABOUT OUR TOWN (Stuart, FL):

* Coastal Living Magazine: #1 Happiest Seaside Town in America (2016)

* House Beautiful Magazine: #1 Most Beautiful Small Town in Florida

* Smithsonian Magazine: Best Small Towns to Visit in the U.S. (3rd place)

* America In Bloom (Audubon group): #1 Most Beautiful City in America

* American Planning Association: #1 City in Florida (2020 winner)

* Oprah Winfrey: "Most charming American towns you've never heard of" (6th place,  O Magazine, Jan 2020)

* FindTheHome: #1 Best Place to Retire in the U.S.

* OnlyInYourState: 1 of 8 "Most Beautiful Small Towns in Florida"

* HuffingtonPost: Top Florida Beach Towns

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A TREASURE CHEST OF DELIGHT: And there's even more fun to be had: The home sits smack dab in the middle of the "Treasure Coast". To this very day, gold doubloons, pieces of eight and other spanish treasure still occasionally wash up along Hutchinson Island, especially following big storms. (Complimentary beach-comber metal-detectors and instructions are provided, of course)

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HELP PRESERVE OUR PRISTINE AREA The waters in and around the beach house are among the most biologically rich and environmentally sensitive in the entire United States. The owners of the home have been substantial financial supporters of local environmental groups for 15+ years. Upon your arrival, you will notice and appreciate the extent to which exhaustive measures have been taken to preserve the pristine areas surrounding the home in a no-impact, leave-no-trace manner. ("Leave no trace": After you have enjoyed your stay, the beaches and waters surrounding the home should appear exactly as they appeared when you arrived.
-- No footprints, no litter, no nothing -- it's as if you never visited)

Help preserve the natural beauty and sensitive ecosystem surrounding the home:

* Do not touch or approach dolphins, sea turtles and manatees (who swim near Oceania). These are protected species. Florida Fish & Wildlife officers routinely patrol the area on foot and from their boats (they have powerful binoculars in the boats). They WILL arrest or ticket you if you are harming the environment)

* Be responsible with your fishing tackle. Avoid leaving behind loose line, hooks and other tackle after a successful day fishing. (Pelicans, egrets, heron and other birdlife get tangled in fish line or snagged by hooks ... or by fish they've caught who still have a hook in their mouth.

* Do not litter (this includes urinating into the water, emptying alcohol or soda into the water, and so on)

CAN I COMBINE A FLORIDA BEACH HOUSE VACATION WITH A DISNEY WORLD ORLANDO VACATION? Absolutely. For those interested in combining a beach house experience with Mickey Mouse, Disney World, Universal, and all the other Orlando Resorts: It's a pleasant two-hour drive from the Ocean-to-River Beach House to Disney and Orlando, driving along the Florida Turnpike. (Avoid the Interstate). Many vacationing families in our beach-house community will spend a week bringing three (or four!) generations together in a Florida beach house, then "spin off" the younger side of the family to Disney World for a few days. We've seen it first0hand: And it may just be the best way EVER to combine a Florida Beach House vacation with an Orlando / Disney World / Universal / Mickey Mouse vacation!

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Taxes & Fees:

* Occupancy Tax: At checkout, AirBnB collects a 6.0%-6.5% Florida sales tax from you (the amount varies by Florida county), and which it labels as "occupancy taxes". AirBnB directly remits this amount to the state of Florida.

* Tourism Tax/Bed Tax: Martin County Florida requires BHIP to collect an additional 5.0% "bed tax" (tourism tax), which is added to the nightly rental rate by AirBnB. (For example, if a home's owner has set the nightly rate to $500/night, AirBnB will present the cost inclusive with the additional 5% county tourism tax, or $525/night. AirBnB collects this from you, remits to BHIP, and BHIP remits to the county.

* Cleaning/Restock/Linen Fee: Our beach houses are operated the same as any 5-star luxury hotel or world-famous oceanfront resort, but with one big difference: This 5-star luxury standard of excellence is presented in the warm and lavish setting of a wealthy family's beachfront ~home~, rather than in the cold setting of an impersonal giant hotel chain. These magnificent and meticulously-clean beach homes come ~completely~ stocked for a turnkey beach-house vacation. Pack nothing: All you need bring are your flip flops, beach clothes, and fresh groceries. Other vacation rental companies provide a house that -- except for furniture -- is otherwise empty . . . a no-frills "spartan" experience, where you are left on your own to bring toilet paper, towels, beach toys, coolers, kitchenware, dishware and more. But BHIP isn't like the others: At BHIP, all of that is already included in your rate, and all these items are already ~inside~ your sparkling-clean beach house . . . so that the moment you arrive, you can breathe easy and immediately begin your vacation! (And that's a lot more relaxing & fun than the ugly alternative: After a long and stressful day of travel, arriving to an empty & unstocked home, and -- already exhausted -- having to climb back into the rental car again for a drive out to the local Wal-Mart to buy toilet paper and other essentials). Avoid the stress: Spend your vacation relaxing and reconnecting, rather than at the store shopping for essential house supplies.

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NO PARTIES OR EVENTS ALLOWED:

This home is not available for parties or events. It is NOT a party house. Plus: The area surrounding the home is environmentally fragile, and cannot safely withstand more people than the posted maximum occupancy of the home itself. If you want to have a party near the beach, consider these nearby alternatives: The Marriott Hutchinson Island Resort has ample facilities for large events, and The House of Refuge has a smaller room that it rents out to small-to-medium-size events.

What this place offers

Beach access – Beachfront
Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Pool
Hot tub
Pets allowed
TV with standard cable/satellite
Lift
Washing machine

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Where you’ll be

Stuart, Florida, United States

Xanadu is located near the southern tip of South Hutchinson Island, in the town of Stuart FL. About Stuart: Are you old enough to remember TV's "Andy Griffith" show? Locals call Stuart the "Mayberry of Florida".

Check out these awards recently garnered by our town, Stuart Florida:

* Coastal Living Magazine: #1 Happiest Seaside Town in America (2016)

* House Beautiful Magazine: #1 Most Beautiful Small Town in Florida

* Smithsonian Magazine: Best Small Towns to Visit in the U.S. (3rd place)

* America In Bloom (Audubon group): #1 Most Beautiful City in America

* American Planning Association: #1 City in Florida (2020 winner)

* Oprah Winfrey: "Most charming American towns you've never heard of" (6th place,  O Magazine, Jan 2020)

* FindTheHome: #1 Best Place to Retire in the U.S.

* OnlyInYourState: 1 of 8 "Most Beautiful Small Towns in Florida"

* HuffingtonPost: Top Florida Beach Towns

HutffingtonPost d0t c0m: "Top Florida Beach Towns"

Gorgeous location. The perfect seaside town. Pristine waters and wildlife. ON the Atlantic beach. Close to the best of Florida (From Orlando and the theme parks, to Miami & Palm Beach, in less than two hours).

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Property Manager for Beach Houses in Paradise. From Ft. Pierce to Miami, providing fantastic beach-house vacations to discerning groups and families for 20+ years. BHIP acts as a responsible neighbor and community member in each of the neighborhoods where it operates. Specializing in family vacations, family reunions and corporate and religious retreats, BHIP does not rent out "party houses". Planning to celebrate a special occasion? Please inquire before booking. OUR BEACH HOUSES IN PARADISE : Ocean-to-River Beach Houses: ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- As Good as it Gets: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/16464236 Heaven Can't Wait: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/16464420 Carpe Diem: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/11443191 Family Tides: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/16464572 La Dolce Vita: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/16453141 Art on the Beach: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/26846667 Xanadu: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/23693943 Restoration Sands: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/26846267 Nirvana Shores: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/26846361 Eden Beach: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/26845630 Bella Vista: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/16464868 Oceania*: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/18673771 Chateau de la Mer*: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/39627029 Del Mar al Cielo*: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/42684084 Gemini Beach: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/26846603 Avalon: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/48735182 Riverfront Beach Houses (across the street from ocean): ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Aquarius*: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/22231194 Aquatopia North: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/33772052 Aquatopia South: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/24312033 Combination Properties (2 or more side-by-side beach houses) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Yin & Yang: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/26846459 Twin Beaches: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/20981662 Twice as Nice: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/20983275 Three-House Resort: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/20977534 Aquatopia Resort: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/39194119 (* Note: Oceania, Chateau de la Mer, and Del Mar al Cielo are direct-oceanfront luxury estates. They do not offer river access or a dock; Aquarius, Aquatopia North, and Aquatopia South are riverfront beach houses. One must cross the street to access the ocean.)
Property Manager for Beach Houses in Paradise. From Ft. Pierce to Miami, providing fantastic beach-house vacations to discerning groups and families for 20+ years. BHIP acts as a r…

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"Always available. Never intrusive."

Xanadu is managed by myself and my team at Beach Houses in Paradise. (We manage and/or operate several beach houses in this area, and have a 15+ year track record of delivering amazing and memorable vacation memories to discerning travelers.) All BHIP staff live in the local area, and are always just a text or phone call away, 24x7x365.

When describing our approach to five-star service and at-the-ready availability, a recent guest said it best: "Always available. Never intrusive." (In other words, unless you should need something during your stay, we may never get the chance to say "hello" in person!)
"Always available. Never intrusive."

Xanadu is managed by myself and my team at Beach Houses in Paradise. (We manage and/or operate several beach houses in this area, a…

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