Large, clean and family friendly home is perfect base for enjoying South Florida from beach to Everglades, farms to restaurants and family friendly things. Our "casa" is your "casa" with updated kitchen, bathrooms and full yard with pool + patio.
Family friendly, modern 4-bedroom house in suburban Miami recently remodeled and is completely updated. Perfect for traveling families and just adults (we have two toddlers). Staying at Casa Elf, you will feel like you're coming home starting with a front door complete with orchids and relaxing garden features.
Living Room: Walk into a large living room with space perfect for hanging out and unwinding or use the desk to connect to your laptop.
Dining Room: The large wooden dining table seats 8 for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Kitchen: Fully equipped and ready for travelers that like to cook. Full size island with three stools, coffee maker, stainless steel appliances (oven, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, wine cooler, and toaster oven), cooking utensils, and everything you need to cook a family meal.
Family Room: Kitchen opens up to a large family room with oversized leather sectional sofa and large screen TV, X-box and Wii. Our family friendly house includes toys and puzzles for any little ones that may come along for the trip.
Pool+Patio: A perfect Florida backyard includes a large-covered patio with dining area for 6, sofa seating, a barbecue, and yard games like croquet and bocce ball. The kid-friendly pool has an island shelf only 6-9 inches deep where children can safely splash and play or adults can soak up sun with a drink in hand. A fountain adds tranquility to the backyard space.
Gardens: Our house has different garden spaces for those who like to connect with nature, meditate or just enjoy simpler things. Little garden features include a small zen rock garden, a lantern garden, a vertical herb garden, a vegetable garden, small paths and hanging orchids. *Gardens are seasonal but feel free to use any fruit, vegetable or herb if you cook.
Master Bedroom: The master bedroom includes a Queen bed and has an en-suite bathroom with shower and double sinks plus a walk-in closet. Room has a flat-screen TV.
Guest Room #1: This room has a double bed and TV and sleeps two.
Guest Room #2: This room has a single bed, a TV and is perfect for all ages with some accessible toys and books for children.
Guest Room #3: The third guest room has two single beds and is also perfect for all ages, including children.
Guest Bathroom: A modern, full bathroom includes shower and bathtub which can accommodate children or adult guests.
Guests will have access to the entire property including all bedrooms, all living spaces, the pool and patio area, our outdoor vegetable garden, and the garage which includes the washer and dryer.
Ample closet and drawers will be provided.
We will be available to guests via phone or text message for any inquiries about the property or about Miami. We will have family/friends available to stop by the house for any specific needs.
The Falls/Pinecrest area of Miami is a small slice of suburban paradise with nice size homes and properties allowing for families and groups to escape the hustle and bustle of Downtown, South Beach and other areas. Wake up to the sound of hummingbirds and blue jays instead of sirens and honking.
Our house has direct access to every major highway in the area and is a short drive to every major destination in South Florida:
10-20 minutes to: Zoo Miami, Fairchild Gardens, Falls and Dadeland Malls
20-30 minutes to: Everglades National Park, South Beach, Key Biscayne, Downtown/Brickell, Jungle Island and Seaquarium, Homestead/Redland Farm District (winery, brewery, farmers markets), Doral and Dolphin Mall
30-45 minutes to: Key Largo, Sawgrass Mills Mall, Everglades National Park, Big Cypress National Preserve
45- 1 hour to: Boca Raton and Palm Beach Counties
Miami is a car-friendly city with ample parking and roadways. However, if you want to use transit to get to Downtown, we are a 10-minute drive from Dadeland Metrorail Station. We also are an Uber-friendly area with multiple drivers in the area regularly.
This is a quiet and friendly neighborhood with great neighbors. No parties are allowed please, we are welcoming you into our. Assume we are staying here too (even though we won't be).
3-night minimum stay.
Smoking is not permitted.
Small dogs are allowed but only if approved via email directly with us. We may ask for pup's breed and other info including name of course.
Cleaning is offered before and after guest stays. Guests are welcome to keep it clean with provided supplies.
We are a traveling family of four that is always looking for new ways to enjoy the world around us. Both working professionals with two toddler boys, we spend our time outdoors, experiencing culture, food, events and sports.
We are happy to share our home and our hometown with families or groups looking for a place to call home as they explore the typical and lesser known sites in South Florida. We are always available for suggestions and advice for any of our guests. Our home welcomes you to enjoy everything from bocce ball, grilling and gardens to the pool, patio and full kitchen.