No Short Term Vacation Rentals In My Neighborhood

No Short Term Airbnb Rentals In My Neighborhood

My Airbnb vacation home is a spot where I can get away from the hassles of ordinary life. Including playing a round of golf, construct a sandcastle with my grandchildren, or just sleep by my pool. After all, I worked hard all my life and paid my dues to get to this point in my life.

Situated in the beautiful community of Island Crossing in Merritt Island. Our home is very close to Kelly Park and a five-minute drive to Cape Canaveral and Cocoa Beach


My family gets very excited when we travel to Florida. It’s hard to contain myself as I get closer to my vacation home. However, I have noticed that some of the homeowners in my area do not share the same enthusiasm.

To find out why I surveyed my neighbours and found that most of them could not recount the last time they went to the beach. They just do not go that often anymore and take the beach for granted. To them, the ocean is an everyday occurrence. It is not a special attraction like it is to visitors from up north.

Vacationers who go to Florida in the winter months all desire a comfortable place to stay. Within proximity to the beach and restaurants. Especially if they are on a relatively short getaway such as for a week or fortnight.

Perhaps such vacationers are more suited for hotels or designated rental areas closer to the beach. Typically, they have the same mindset as others who are there for short holidays. Most and are willing to tolerate the hustle and bustle of everyday enjoyment. It would seem obvious that residential areas may not be ideal locations for weekly vacation rentals.

Soon I learned, my community does not appreciate homeowners that do short term vacation rentals in my Neighborhood or weekly rentals. It frowns upon such owners, and it is not difficult to understand why. It is not a good experience for an owner, nor for the community as a whole.

Our property is both a personal vacation home and Airbnb investment. We are not fully retired, and so we also do a little vacation renting to offset the cost of ownership. Moreover, it is good to have someone in the house whenever we are not vacationing there. However, to maintain our standing in the community, we avoid weekly and short term rentals.

Allow me to mention below some of the reasons why I am not a fan of short-term rentals. Before doing so, I want to say that not all short-term renters are irresponsible. But as the saying goes, “it only takes a few bad apples to spoil the whole bunch.”

Reasons why I am not a fan of Airbnb short-term rentals

– Short-term vacation homes are often seen by some as the perfect ‘party’ venues for groups of young (and not so young) people. Some weekly renters seldom treat your property with the same care and respect as their own. They approach weekly rentals as if they are staying in an inexpensive hotel.

– Some people who rent short term do not have the same attitude as those who rent for 30 to 90 days. Weekenders come in with primarily one thing in mind, “we are here for a week of sun and fun, and we are going to go all out.” They have no respect for the neighbourhood or your neighbours. They arrive with an attitude of “I paid my money, and I will do what I want.”

No weekly vacation rentals

Vacation renters having a good time in the pool

– Many sign up saying that there will only be two adults and two kids. You subsequently end up with four adults, three drinking age teenagers, and four screaming kids.

– They have little respect for time, in terms of the lateness of the hour. The objective of having a good time carries on nightly, until the wee hours of the morning on your pool deck and porch.

– Things get broken, beyond ordinary wear and tear. Towels sometimes disappear into thin air.

– Included in the rental contract is a standard cleaning fee. It rarely covers the extra work that my cleaners have to perform once the renters have left.

– Airbnb weekly vacation renters are harder on one’s property than monthly renters. You constantly have to repair more ‘dings and scratches’ and that is in addition to the regular upkeep. These may not be expensive repairs, but the property ends up requiring more effort and attention to maintain.

In comparison to monthly snowbird renters who from my experience will leave the property better than they found it.

Proper screening is important in this business. You can’t say yes to any request without fully knowing who is going to be staying in your property.

In addition, Brevard County has a bylaw that states that as homeowners I not allowed to rent for less than ninety days. Airbnb acts as my property manager. They are responsible for rentals and for collecting and submitting taxes to Brevard County.

As a homeowner it is beneficial to me that I bear my share of the responsibility. Maintain or elevate the property value of my investment is paramount. It is also part of what homeownership is all about.

Cocoa Beach Vacation Homes 1285 Potomac Dr, Merritt Island, FL 32952, USA

Airbnb Merritt Island Florida 923609

Airbnb Merritt Island Florida 923609

Discover the perfect blend of tranquility and excitement with a vacation on Merritt Island. Search Airbnb Merritt Island Florida 923609 to find details about a charming residence for rent on Florida’s eastern Atlantic coast.

Merritt Island is on the famous Space Coast, where white sand beaches coexist with space-age attractions, especially the Kennedy Space Center. It’s a family-friendly area with easy access to Cocoa Beach, a relaxed town with superb beaches. Also nearby is the Canaveral National Seashore, a protected coastal gem with miles of unspoiled shoreline.

Cocoa Beach

Cocoa Beach Florida

Convenient Reservations

Booking this Merritt Island rental is easy. You can quickly find all the information about the property on the Airbnb user-friendly website. Be assured that the rental home will not just meet your expectations but exceed them.

The home features outstanding extras such as a private pool and hot tub, a fenced yard, and a luxurious master suite with a queen-size bed and walk-in shower. With three bedrooms and two bathrooms, the home is perfect for groups up to six people. The spacious garage accommodates two cars for worry-free parking.

Browse the Photos

At Airbnb, you don’t have to rely on descriptions alone. The website offers a photo gallery where you can see for yourself the many features of this property. Its open floor plan, tiled floors, and vaulted ceilings create an airy, light-filled space for a refreshing break after a day at the beach or trips to nearby attractions.

Besides a dining area, the house has a breakfast bar and nook for enjoying delicious meals that are fun to prepare in the well-appointed kitchen. With so many amenities at your home-away-from-home, you may find yourself kicking back here for days at a time.

This Airbnb Merritt Island vacation rental is ideal for peaceful getaways with family and friends. It’s not for large events or parties, and it is a non-smoking home. The home’s pristine condition and its beautifully maintained setting speak of the owners’ devotion to the highest standard of cleanliness and comfort for their guests.

Enjoy the Beach

The home is located minutes from the ocean, so you can quickly satisfy your craving for sun and surf. The long, rolling breakers of Cocoa Beach make it hugely popular with both families and surfers.

They named it one of the best surfing locations on Florida’s east coast. It’s also wonderful for swimming, building sandcastles, and just lolling in the sun. The casual town is dotted with restaurants, so a day trip requires little advance preparation. Grab your swimming gear and go.

Scenic Wonders

A more secluded option is Canaveral National Seashore. The U.S. government created the park in 1975, recognizing the beauty of its dunes, forests, and miles of sandy beach. From parking lot No. 1, you can see Kennedy Space Center across the water.

The park may be closed if a rocket launch is underway. That happens about 15 times a year. The main draw for visitors is the undisturbed shoreline populated with thousands of marine and coastal wildlife species. It’s a refuge for endangered sea turtles including the massive leatherback.

Picture of a Crane

Picture of a Crane

You can expect to see dozens of wading birds, reptiles, and crustaceans. Stop at Apollo Visitor Center to plan your visit, find a trail map, and learn about the adjacent Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge.

Exciting Excursions

Located 45 minutes from Orlando, this Airbnb Merritt Island vacation rental is a great starting point for trips to Disney World. There’s no need to make difficult choices.

Your rental is close enough for multiple visits to the theme park complex. You can explore the Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom, and Epcot at your leisure.

Try a Water Sport

Surfing is the big kahuna of water sports, but it’s not the only thrill that awaits you. For an amazing adventure, try fly-boarding. You sail over the waves as powerful jets of water boost the board under your feet.

Boarders say it’s like striding on their own personal geysers. You will also find windsurfing, kayaking and jet-skiing at the many sports shops on the island. A top fishing spot is Mosquito Lagoon, also known as the redfish capital of the world.

The shallow lagoon between New Smyrna Beach and the northern tip of Merritt Island teems with fish all year.

Have a Blast

A holiday on Merritt Island is not complete without a trip to Kennedy Space Center.

You can board the shuttle Atlantis for a simulated launch into orbit around the Earth. Interactive exhibits and IMAX films will increase your knowledge of U.S. space exploration.

The United States is the only nation to put a man on the moon.

Your Florida vacation can be relaxing, energetic, or a combination of both when you choose Airbnb Merritt Island Florida 923609.

In the words of Wikipedia, Airbnb is an online marketplace that enables people to list, find, then rent vacation homes for a processing fee. It has over 1,500,000 listings in 34,000 cities and 191 countries. Founded in August 2008 and headquartered in San Francisco, California, the company is privately owned and operated.

Cocoa Beach Vacation Homes 1285 Potomac Dr, Merritt Island, FL 32952, USA

Airbnb Merritt Island Vacation Rental 923609

Airbnb Merritt Island Vacation Rental – Good News. Airbnb is now collecting Tourist tax on Vacation Rentals in Brevard County.

Good news from Airbnb Merritt Island Vacation Rental. Collecting and remitting taxes is about to get easier. We’re pleased to announce that we’re starting an occupancy tax programme in your area.

This program—which begins on March 15, 2016—is designed to make collecting and remitting taxes easier for Airbnb hosts. When we collect this tax from guests on your behalf, it won’t affect your payouts. Just like before, you’ll receive your accommodation fee minus the Airbnb host service charge.

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