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About the Property
The Young Mansion is one of the most famous mansions in South Florida. Personal residence of JW Young, founder of Hollywood FL, and Port Everglades. This masterpiece was designed by the renowned architectural firm of Rubish & Hunter, with significant influences from famous Palm Beach architect Addison Mizner. Listed on National Register of Historic Places by US Department of Interior. Former Presidents of the United States have played billiards here on the slate Baldwin billiard table. The property has been beautifully restored and featured on HGTV, The TLC Channel, and in numerous commercials/photo shoots. The Young Mansion boasts 23 individual rooms (great for large groups) there are 9 bedrooms (3 converted bedrooms) and 6 bathrooms in this massive 8,000 square feet layout. The property has a huge heated pool (25’ X 50’) surrounded by imported marble statues and a cabana with a full bath- serving area- full refrigerator- gas grill- with a great furniture including a table that sits eight.
The house is a short walk (half mile/800 meters) to gorgeous Hollywood Beach which has the only beachfront boardwalk in all Florida. This area is great with numerous restaurants and hotels. This entire board walk area has been recently renovated with terrific resorts like the new Jimmy Buffet Margaritaville and The Diplomat Resort. Golf, tennis, Gulfstream Park, and numerous other entertainment options are close by. The local trolley stops out front and runs both to the beach and the charming downtown area with it’s great shops, outdoor cafes, wine bars, jazz bars, nightclubs, etc. This is great for large groups who have guests who want to be independent.
The Young Mansion is a destination unto itself with almost too many amenities to list: You will feel like you have been instantly transported to Andalusia Spain with its classic Spanish/Moorish architecture. Fantastic hardwood and Cuban tile floors throughout, imported Spanish tile roof, hand crafted interior wrought iron Spanish gates, limestone fireplaces, imported Moorish fountains, the billiards room with the slate table is adorned with a Tiffany billiards light, English pub style bar, gorgeous formal courtyard, all surrounded by manicured formal gardens.
There is a separate attached apartment over the garage with it's own kitchen area, a full bath, sofa bed in the living room and full size bed in the bedroom. Two convertible bedrooms are at ground level off the family room with a sofa bed in the library as another convertible bedroom. There is a sofa bed in the family room, jacuzzi tub in marble master bath, commercial grade stainless steel appliances in kitchen, waffle maker, juice maker, coffee maker, toaster, and other appliances. Quality 600 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets, towels, including beach towels are provided.
Upon arrival you will find bottled water, sodas, imported and domestic beer in the Viking refrigerator. After flying all day who wants to have to run to the store for something cold to drink? We’ve got you covered.
Additional location info: The Young Mansion is ideally located between Fort Lauderdale and Miami. World renowned South Beach is just 25 minutes away. Gulfstream Park (horse racing, gaming, dining, and entertainment) is just 7 minutes away. Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is just 15 minutes away. Only 17 minutes to Dolphins Stadium. Famous Ft. Lauderdale Beach is only 20 minutes away.
Keywords: Mansion, villa, vacation home, beach house, castle
One of a kind rental that everyone loves. Great experience.
Why Kids Love It
Not a better house for hide and go seek. :) Truly loved by everyone.
The activities available in south Florida are endless. Within just a few miles and several in walking distance you can golf, play tennis, go kayaking, rent jet skis just up the beach, try kite-boarding and wind-surfing, go snorkeling or scuba diving, go do some wake boarding and water skiing, or charter a fishing boat. Additionally you will find world famous museums, restaurants, art and culture events and just too many wonderful things to list.
Attractions Within Walking Distance
Shops, bars, and restaurants.
Favorite Places To Eat
Probably Taverna Opa.
Try the private beach at the end of Dania. You pay a small fee but the area is the best.
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Calendar last updated: April 12, 2020