Casa Nora- Tranquil Northwood Haven * Sleeps 11

$550-2,000/night
5 Bedrooms • 5 Baths • Sleeps 1-11
Internet Fireplace Hot Tub (more...)

Enter through the original 1930's front door into a spacious and unique home, great living room, formal dining room, Florida room, and custom farmhouse kitchen. Classic home with hardwood floors, working fireplace, French doors, butler's pantry, and more. Incredible outdoor spaces, a patio perfect for entertaining or relaxing by the pond or water fountains! Amazing location in Old Northwood in West Palm Beach.

Some History:

This Old Northwood Italian villa was built in 1930 by prominent Palm Beach Attorney John Nora for his family due to the 1928 hurricane which destroyed their previous residence. At the time, this was the most expensive home built in Palm Beach County and has been lovingly cared for ever since.

BEDROOMS & BATHROOMS

MASTER BEDROOM (Upstairs)
Luxurious king-sized bed with an en suite bathroom, dresser, and end tables. Smart streaming TV and direct access to the lovely outdoor roof patio with lounging, romantic string lights, views of the road, outdoor gardens, and water fountains.

2ND BEDROOM (Upstairs)
A gorgeous 2nd master bedroom with a magnificent king-sized bed fit for a king and queen, an en suite bathroom, a beautiful personal desk, and a modern chair for remote workers or students.

3RD BEDROOM (Upstairs)
This bedroom has a queen-sized bed with a two-person card table and chair set, closet space, and a dresser with smart streaming TV. The room also has direct access to the lovely outdoor roof patio.

All bedrooms have new impact hurricane-proof windows.

FORMAL LIVING ROOM

The downstairs formal living room has a Duraflame log wood fireplace, relaxing seating, and a large streaming app tv. This room sits off the main entrance and the Florida Room. Enjoy the lovely artwork and unique pieces throughout.

FLORIDA ROOM/ 4TH BEDROOM (Downstairs)
The beautiful Florida Room sits to the side of the formal living room through the French doors and has an original cypress ceiling and farmhouse industrial ceiling fan. The doors have drapes for privacy, and the room has a queen pull-out sofa bed. There is a large dresser and extra linens.

BUTLERS PANTRY
Located off the kitchen and dining room is this cute space set up as a coffee bar station. There is a Nespresso coffee maker, loads of herbal teas, a stand-up water cooler with hot and cold water, and a Keurig pod function. There is a beverage cooler and two bar stools. This room may house many small treasures in the glass cabinets; feel free to use them. Under the cabinets are motion sensor lights.

KITCHEN
The newly updated farmhouse-style kitchen is a Cooks dream! There are beautiful dark granite countertops and an impressive original painted wall-tile display below the large stove extractor fan. New hurricane impact windows, a wonderful kitchen island counter, and a gold frame chandelier light. The kitchen is fully equipped with EVERYTHING you need and more. There are some small children's plates, cups, and platters for entertaining and baking. The double-door stainless steel fridge sits to the kitchen's right by the washer/ dryer.

LAUNDRY
As mentioned above, the washer/ dryer is next to the kitchen. All the detergents you need and cleaning equipment such as; a vacuum, iron and board, mop, and broom.

THE LIBRARY/ MUSIC ROOM
This grand room hosts a classic white piano and an impressive library of books for adults and children. The piano tunes can be heard throughout the entire home. Impress family and friends with your piano playing skills or use the electronic function to play pre-recorded pieces. This room gives you access to the outdoor dining areas, fountains, ponds, and magical outdoors.

GUEST HOUSE
A newly remodeled private guesthouse with one bed and bathroom is located on the property. Perfect for a couple, older guests, or a small family looking for more seclusion from the main house. There is a pull-out twin sofa bed in front of an electronic remote-controlled fireplace in the small living room space. The suite has a fully functional kitchen, queen-sized bed, and en suite bathroom with a lovely rain shower. The guest house has its own outdoor covered seating space, a four-seater hot tub, two lounger chairs, and a bistro table off to the side.

THE OUTDOORS
The highlight of this home is the stunning backyard. The space has two water features and two outdoor dining tables, one fully covered under a gazebo and the other surrounded by string lights, and a frame with curtains for private dining. The pond is a functioning fish pond surrounded by lush greenery, an antique bistro set, and dotted with pots of flowers throughout. Guests are invited to feed the fish with the food provided and instructions. The outdoors come alive at night with beautiful lighting. Tucked away in the corner of the garden is a sweet secret space with a small pond and waterlily pads.

PARKING
There are a driveway and two parking spots to the left of the main green gate. Guests are required to park in these spaces and not through the gates. There is also street parking available.

THINGS TO NOTE

Check in is at 4pm - 10pm ONLY.

Must be 25 y/o or older to book.

UPON BOOKING, WE REQUIRE A PHOTOCOPY OF THE LEAD GUESTS DRIVERS LICENSE WHICH MATCHES THE CREDIT CARD USED TO BOOK.

ABSOLUTELY NO NOISE AFTER 9PM OUTSIDE, WE DO NOT ALLOW PARTIES OR GATHERINGS OF ANY KIND AT THE HOUSE, AND QUIET HOURS START AT 9PM.

Though this may be a beautiful property to host gatherings., we do not allow any events here, including; bachelor, bachelorette,, weddings or engagement parties, or any work meetings or seminars.

Pets are not allowed at this property. Thanks for understanding.

*Security cameras are located at the sides of the property and the backyard areas; these areas are not constantly monitored. There is a doorbell camera at the main front entrance.

Only registered guests are allowed on the property.

 

Property Type Villa
Accommodation Entire Home
House Rules
  • Maximum occupancy: 11
  • Children welcome
  • Infants welcome
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking not allowed
  • Limited accessibility
  • Minimum age of primary renter: 25
  • Long term rental allowed
Setting & View
  • Courtyard View
  • Garden View
General
  • Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Air Conditioning
  • Central Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hot Water
  • Private Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Wifi
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Laptop Friendly Workspace
  • Basic Soaps
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Hangers
  • Private Entrance
  • Extra Pillows & Blankets
  • Free Internet
  • Body Soap
  • Hair Conditioner
  • Rain Shower
  • Clothing Storage (closet or wardrobe)
Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Spices/Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Blender
  • Pots & Pans
  • Dining Table
  • Baking Sheet
  • Barbeque/Grill Utensils
  • Coffee
  • Mini Fridge
  • Wine Glasses
Bathrooms 5 Baths
  • Master Bathroom (Main house upstairs) – Shower, Toilet
  • 2nd Bathrooms – Shower, Toilet
  • 3rd Bathroom – Shower, Toilet
  • Casita Bathroom – Shower, Toilet
  • Guest Half Bathroom (Downstairs) – Shower, Toilet
Sleeping Arrangements 5 Bedrooms, sleeps 1-11
  • Master Bedroom (Main house upstairs) – 1 King bed
  • 2nd Bedroom (Main house upstairs) – 1 Queen bed
  • 3rd Bedroom (Main house upstairs) – 1 King bed
  • Florida Room (Downstairs) – 1 Sleeper Sofa/Futon
  • Casita (Private) – 1 Queen bed, 1 Sleeper Sofa/Futon
Entertainment
  • Television
  • Games/Board Games
  • Books
  • Smart TV
  • Piano
Family
  • Baby Gate
  • Babysitter Recommendations
  • Children's Dinnerware
  • Fireplace Guards
  • Pack N Play/Travel Crib
  • Window Guards
  • Children's Books & Toys
Outdoor
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck/Patio (uncovered)
  • Lanai/Gazebo (covered)
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Lawn/Garden
  • Beach Essentials
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Outdoor Seating
Pool/Spa
  • Hot Tub
Vehicles
  • Parking
  • Free Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Free Parking On Premises
Other
  • Luggage Dropoff Allowed
  • Cleaning Before Checkout
Theme
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
Attractions
  • Coin Laundry
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo
Leisure
  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling/Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Whale Watching
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Water Sports
Sports & Adventure
  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving/Snorkeling
  • Water Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Spelunking
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind Surfing
Safety
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • First Aid Kit
  • Smoke Detector
  • Cleaning Products
Expectations
  • Requires Stairs
  • Cameras/Surveillance
Season Rate
SLOW SEASON
8/21 - 11/20
Night
$349 - $903
Weekend Night
$353 - $1,016
SHOULDER SEASON
11/21 - 12/14
Night
$659 - $804
Weekend Night
$750 - $893
CHRISTMAS & NYE HOLIDAY
12/15 - 1/3
Night
$860 - $1,500
Weekend Night
$1,009 - $1,500
HIGH SEASON
1/4 - 4/30
Night
$839 - $1,200
Weekend Night
$968 - $1,200
SUMMER SEASON
5/1 - 8/20
Night
$694 - $1,200
Weekend Night
$792 - $1,200

Cancellation Policy: One hundred percent (100.00%) of the total booking charges will be refunded if the cancellation is made more than 60 days prior to the arrival date of the reservation. Fifty percent (50.00%) of the total booking charges will be refunded if the cancellation is made more than 14 days prior to the arrival date of the reservation. For cancellations made within 14 days prior to the arrival date, no refund will be issued.