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Direct Beachfront on Ground Level , See Ocean and Dunes, Private & Secure Wifi

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Condo is in North Building, Ground Floor, direct oceanfront!

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Last updated: 08/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Colony Reef condo description

This home-away-from-home is located at Colony Reef Club, one of the most desirable resort communities on the Ocean. Enjoy sunrise over the ocean from this direct oceanfront unit, and watch the changing light at sunset reflect off the bright surf. The large picture window permits an ocean view from the living room, dining room, and kitchen. Sliding doors to the patio permit watching the sunrise from the master bedroom. Patio Furniture provides opportunity for relaxing and eating outside, in the shade, with an ocean view and breeze.

The master bedroom has a king size bed (new 2013 mattress and 500 count combed cotton sheets) and a private bath. Shower in the Master Bath boasts a luxury showerhead. The second bedroom has private access to the second bathroom, a queen size bed and a twin bed. The third bedroom sleeps two persons in cozy comfort. The bathrooms have been totally renovated. The kitchen has been totally renovated, and has all new appliances and a stone countertop. It is fully equipped with everything needed to grill steaks or prepare a full Thanksgiving Dinner. The dining table seats six comfortably for a big meal.

Keywords: Oceanfront Condominium Beachfront

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 1200 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : Not Required

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Concierge
          • Staff

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Smoking on the patio ONLY. Dispose of the cigarette butts properly. Violations of this policy will result in a minimum additional cleaning charge of $75.00....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Children's play area and children's pool steps away from patio. Watch the children play from the patio ... safely....moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Condo regulations. No animals on the property. Violators will be fined $100 per day, and evicted upon discovery....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Ground floor provides easy access for wheelchairs. Most rooms accessible. Call for details....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Call for details....moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

          • Master Bedroom: 1 king

            Sliding door to Patio. Private Bath with walk-in shower. ...moreless

          • Second Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

            Private entrance to Bath 2....moreless

          • Third Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

            Cozy bedroom, nicknamed 'crow's nest.'...moreless

          • King size beds (1) new matress (2013), Queen size Beds (1) Recent 'Pillow Top' matress., Twin or Single Beds (3), Child Beds (1) Available. Call for details., Baby Cribs (1) Available. Call for details....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower

            Walk in shower with luxury showerhead and 'high' toilet...moreless

          • Second Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Access from Hall and Second Bedroom (Private)...moreless

          • Remodeled with top quality fixtures, including stone sink counters and modern toilet with higher, more comfortable seating....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Between kitchen and Living Room. You can talk to the chef and/or watch the Big Screen HDTV....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Lots of items normally found in well equipped kitchen. Read the reviews....moreless

          • Stove:

            Electric with reliable and easy clean, traditional heating elements....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Capability to serve 8 people at a formal dinner, like Thanksgiving!...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Recently remodeled, with stone countertop and new appliances....moreless

          • Microwave:

            GE 'over-the range' unit with voice memo capability....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            All utensils needed for preparing an elegant meal....moreless

          • Oven:

            Full size with self cleaning feature....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Late model with integral ice maker....moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            Whirlpool Quiet Partner III....moreless

          • Toaster:

            Toaster Oven...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            8...moreless

          • Child's Highchair
          • Coffee Maker
          • Ice Maker
          • Seating for 8 people

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            Large window overlooking dunes and ocean. Ocean visible when seated on sofa. Large Samsung HDTV....moreless

          • Parking:

            Plenty of FREE parking on the condo grounds. Paved. Handicapped Parking, too....moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            Extensive variety of top quality equipment adjacent to Sauna and Indoor Pool....moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Paved parking area. Bring your boat. Call for details....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Lots of towels for the condo, and the beach!...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Extra linens in condo for long term guests....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            In the unit, adjacent to the Kitchen...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            In the unit, adjacent to the kitchen...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Adjustable thermostat in the unit....moreless

          • Heating:

            Adjustable thermostat in the unit....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Not required....moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Enjoy the large outdoor pool, outdoor spa, the children's pool and play area, and 2 all weather tennis courts, The Health Club has modern exercise equipment, an indoor racquetball court, indoor heated pool, a sauna and showers. The condo boasts everything you'll need on your holiday, a cordless phone (FREE calls), three Cable TVs with remotes, DVD players in Living Room & Master Bedroom, VCR in Bedroom #2, Range, Washer/Dryer, Coffee Maker, Small electric appliances, and all linens. The unit includes many items for the active people in your party, We have beach chairs and umbrellas, 'Boogie Boards,' frisbees, badminton and tennis racquets, puzzles, books, playing cards and cribbage board, backgammon, chess, and beach tools for building sand castles. PLEASE NOTE: Private, dedicated WiFi for the condo!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                Samsung 32' HDTV and DVD Player in Living Room, Modern 21' Flat Screen TV with DVD in MBR, TV with VCR in Second BR....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                (3) NEW BIG SCREEN LCD/HDTV/DVD in LR. Cable TV w/DVD in MBR and Cable TV w/VCR in BR2....moreless

              • Games:

                Lots of Board Games for children and adults....moreless

              • Books:

                Extensive collection for vacation reading....moreless

              • Video Library:

                Collection of family and children videos....moreless

              • Toys:

                Toys and sports equipment for all ages....moreless

              • Shared Hot Tub:

                Outdoor spa beside adult pool....moreless

              • DVD Player
              • VCR

              Communications

              • Broadband Access:

                Dedicated Internet access with wireless router. Reliable private service NOT IMPACTED by condo complex occupancy demand on public WiFi....moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                Private WiFi superior to public condo complex system. Bring your own portable computer with wireless capability....moreless

              • Telephone:

                Telephone with answering machine, and an additional cordless extension. FREE US wide phone calls (MagicJack)....moreless

              • Internet:

                Comcast Cable. Private. Secure. Community internet service is often slowed due to high usage by complex....moreless

              Pool & Spa

              • Sauna:

                Adjacent to renovated exercise room with top-of-the-line exercise equipment....moreless

              • Communal Pool:

                Complex has a large outdoor pool and an indoor lap pool....moreless

              • Indoor Pool
              • Heated Pool

              Outdoor Features

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                Enjoy a view of the ocean, and the crashing waves beyond the dunes with no obstructions (no railing)....moreless

              • Golf:

                Several courses nearby. PGA course in Ponte Vedra Beach only 30 miles away....moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Two chaise lounges and 4 chairs plus table on the patio, with ocean view....moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                Children life jackets, boogie boards, water toys, sand toys for kids....moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                Several places to rent and explore the Intracoastal waterway....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Lawn directly off the patio....moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

                  • Beachfront:

                    Ground floor unit provides easy beach access, with view of water and waves beyond the dunes, but without the visibility of automobile traffic on the beach....moreless

                  Activities

                  • Zoo
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Shopping
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Fishing
                  • Hunting
                  • Kayaking
                  • Tennis
                  • Hiking
                  • Swimming
                  • Golf
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Sailing
                  • Surfing
                  • Racquetball
                  • Parasailing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shelling
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Live Theater
                  • Churches
                  • Library
                  • Playground
                  • Ruins
                  • Water Parks
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Photography
                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Festivals
                  • Surf Fishing
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer Season
                  May 30 - Aug 22, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,700 $6,500
                  July 4th Week
                  Jul 4 - Jul 10, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $2,000
                  flat fee
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $280 $300
                  Fri, Sat
                  $1,350 $3,300

                  Changeover Day: Saturday

                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                  • Cleaning Fee $140
                  • Tax Rate 10%

                  Notes:

                  Rates and availability are subject to change until reservation deposit is received.

                  A reservation deposit is required to hold the property for the dates requested: $500 for weekly or monthly. $300 for weekend. Remainder is due not later than (NLT) 14 days before start of rental. Monthly reservations: Call for payment schedule.


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                  Last updated: 08/10/2014
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                  Location

                  60 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Jacksonville International (JAX)
                  9 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  I-95

                  Car: Recommended

                  Crossing the dunes over the walkway leads to a wide, sandy beach suitable for running, walking, body surfing, boogie boarding, and building sand castles. Early in the morning you can observe the wildlife in the dunes from the patio. Rabbits and ducks are plentiful and entertaining. Look for the Florida land tortoise, an endangered species. (A fox family has arrived in the dunes in 2011.) Nearby, you can engage in Golf and Tour the World Golf Village. Historic St, Augustine is always of interest. There are two major outlet Malls nearby and shopping within the Old City, likely to attract someone in your party. Alligators and Florida are inseparable and the Alligator Farm has been a center for study and protection of Alligators for over a hundred years. Marineland, recently renovated, provides similar education and entertainment with dolphins. For the fishing enthusiast, surf, pier, and deep sea fishing adventures are possible. Fishing at Matanzas Inlet is superb.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1986

                  About the owner: My husband and I bought this second home while living in Atlanta, about 6 hours drive from the condo. I am from the Philadelphia area and my husband is from Connecticut. We have lived in many locations, including Boston, Philadelphia, Charleston (SC), Alabama and California. We have travelled extensively, together and separately, around all the continents except Australia and Antartica. When we decided to 'retire,' we chose St. Augustine, FL!

                  Why the Owner Chose Colony Reef:
                  My husband and I purchased this condo 'pre-construction' in 1986. We were on vacation, and fell in love with the beach and the town of St. Augustine. The area was settled, by the Spanish, before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock (MA), in 1565! The slogan on the billboard said: '26 miles of beach, and the rest is history!' We learned that the area has elements to please any vacationer, and is pleasant during the whole year. In the Winter, there's whale watching and golf. In the Spring, there's the sea turtle nesting and the bird migrations. In the Summer, there's surfing and related beach activities. In the Fall, there's visiting the many historical sites and nature preserves. It's only minutes to the Orlando 'World' locations, Cape Kennedy Space Museum, the World Golf Village and Daytona Beach (with NASCAR races). Its only drawback is the lack of snow and those cold and snow activities! (Condo was completely remodeled and updated in 2007.)

                  The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                  We enjoy the peaceful beachfront location. The patio has an unobstructed view of the dune and ocean beyond, without the distraction of the cars and people on the beach; it is a quiet place to read. Being on the ground floor has several advantages: there are no 'hassles' with stairs or elevators; there are two entrances/exits from the condo, and there is no guard rail (which is an element on upstairs units) to disrupt the view; the ground floor unit has a gas grill, a Weber Q grill, to cook outside. We have dedicated, private, and secure wireless Internet (WiFi). (The community, public WiFi is often burdened with traffic and slow.)


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                  Photos

                  • Condo is in North Building, Ground Floor, direct oceanfront!

                    Condo is in North Building, Ground Floor, direct oceanfront!

                  • View of Walkway to Beach from Patio.  Note Weber Q gas grill, ocean view

                    View of Walkway to Beach from Patio. Note Weber Q gas grill, ocean view

                  • Living Room from Patio. Seating for 7 in comfort to view Samsung 32" HDTV

                    Living Room from Patio. Seating for 7 in comfort to view Samsung 32" HDTV

                  • Kitchen from MBR.  Microwave, range, dishwasher, refrigerator w/ice maker

                    Kitchen from MBR. Microwave, range, dishwasher, refrigerator w/ice maker

                  • MBR has pillow top mattress w/600 thread count sheets, HDTV w/DVD.

                    MBR has pillow top mattress w/600 thread count sheets, HDTV w/DVD.

                  • Bathroom sink adjacent to MBR

                    Bathroom sink adjacent to MBR

                  • Superb and Elegant flexible showerhead in Master Bath.

                    Superb and Elegant flexible showerhead in Master Bath.

                  • 2nd Bath has private entrance to 2nd Bedroom.

                    2nd Bath has private entrance to 2nd Bedroom.

                  • 3rd Bedroom twin beds seen from window. Extra storage below.

                    3rd Bedroom twin beds seen from window. Extra storage below.

                  • Watch your young children in the playground from the patio.

                    Watch your young children in the playground from the patio.

                  • Floorplan.  Does not reflect expanded kitchen.

                    Floorplan. Does not reflect expanded kitchen.

                  • Beach from Boardwalk, looking North 10-2010

                    Beach from Boardwalk, looking North 10-2010

                  • Front of Condo from Walkway.  Unit is Ground Floor, Center

                    Front of Condo from Walkway. Unit is Ground Floor, Center

                  • Patio looking toward Master Bedroom.  Patio has Weber Q gas grill

                    Patio looking toward Master Bedroom. Patio has Weber Q gas grill

                  • Living Room from Dining Room. Condo has a private, secured wi-fi for Internet.

                    Living Room from Dining Room. Condo has a private, secured wi-fi for Internet.

                  • MBR has King Bed w/Pillow Top Matress. Private bath w/walk in shower. TV w/DVD

                    MBR has King Bed w/Pillow Top Matress. Private bath w/walk in shower. TV w/DVD

                  • Master Bath has walk-in shower with latest height commode.

                    Master Bath has walk-in shower with latest height commode.

                  • 2nd Bedroom has Queen Bed & Twin bed w/private entrance to Bath. TV w/VCR.

                    2nd Bedroom has Queen Bed & Twin bed w/private entrance to Bath. TV w/VCR.

                  • 3rd Bedroom has two twin beds, as seen from hall doorway.

                    3rd Bedroom has two twin beds, as seen from hall doorway.

                  • Pool is adjacent to the Beachfront Unit.  Close, but no activity & noise.

                    Pool is adjacent to the Beachfront Unit. Close, but no activity & noise.

                  • Two all-weather courts, newly renovated 2008.

                    Two all-weather courts, newly renovated 2008.

                  • Plan of Colony Reef Complex.  Parking for boat or RV.

                    Plan of Colony Reef Complex. Parking for boat or RV.

                  • Crowd on the Beach in August 2011

                    Crowd on the Beach in August 2011

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                  Date last modified - Sunday, August 24, 2014

                  $243 - $300 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 7

                  View calendar: Updated 08/10/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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