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Oceanfront Home - Direct on the Sand - All New 2006

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Last updated: 10/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes house description

We have spent over a year rebuilding this 1926 Craftsman Bungalow trying to maintain the integrity of the original structure but adding all the newest conveniences. Everything is NEW -: Elec/Plumb/Drywall/Windows/Doors/Kitchen/Bath. There is a large kitchen with everything you will need to cook a gourmet meal - Stainless Smoothtop Stove, Stainless Side by Side Frig with the Freezer down - great design - no more bending down all the food is at eye level - Dishwasher & Microwave of course. Full ENTERTAINMENT CENTER w/TV,DVD, VCR,Cable,Stereo. Free local & Long distance Phone Service. The entire place is done with STONE FLOORS even the OUTSIDE PORCHES which actually become an extension of the interior space since there is always a breeze - though we installed multiple CEILING FANS if it ever goes away. There are plenty of places to relax and enjoy. Games- Beach toys-Top Quality Linens-Outside SHOWER too. Walking distance to some fantastic Restaurants w/ LIVE MUSIC even a SWIMMING POOL!

How is the Beach? BEST in TOWN: Since Beaches vary so widely, I will try to point out the main differences you should ask about. First is the SAND. The Chautauqua’s sand is like powder-not coarse ground up shells like some. Great for drip castles! Second, at The Chautauqua the ocean is right AT YOUR DOOR STEP. There is no long raised boardwalk with a 5-minute walk across the dunes to navigate with the cooler & chairs before you ever get to the water. The ocean is right there. Third, there are NO CARS. This is a major distinction. Imagine trying to play paddleball or Batmitten with cars continually passing by & having to be on constant baby alert. Not while you are on vacation! Next, the beach is WIDE, level & private - no high rise condos. Some beaches are very narrow & steep. It affects the waves too. The locals consider The Chautauqua the BEST SURFING around. There 's a Surf shop with lessons & rentals at the end of our block but you can have loads of fun with the toys provide fee. No Need to worry!

How is the House? : A Classic. I fell in love the minute I saw it & have spent over a year restoring it to its former glory. Everything was replaced in 2005 w/Top of the line materials. Everything is new from the studs up. Downstairs is the CHAUTAUQUA II. Great for groups up to 7. It has its own Greatroom, Kitchen, Garage, Laundry, Oceanside Decks & Outdoor Shower .The look is different from upstairs but charming in its own way. All Stone Floor, even the walls on the Porch. The Kitchen is actually larger than the main house. All Stainless with long Glass Block under cabinet window. Great light! The Ocean side porch is great too. Really an extension of the Greatroom - Same STONE - and a wonderful place to relax. The bath is white subway tile with Pedestal sink and blue glass accents. Jetted Soaking Tub. Full Entertainment Center. The Master is Ocean side w/ Queen bed & Anderson sliders out to a Covered Porch. The other bedroom has a double bed.

Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Ocean Side with Slider to Private Covered Porch...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 king

            King and Pullout Single Trundle...moreless

          • Bedroom 3

            Pullout Queen Sleeper Sofa in Greatroom...moreless

          • Charming Ocean Side Master Bedroom with Anderson Slider onto Private Covered Ocean Side Porch - ALL STONE Floors and Walls. Great space! Wall sconces for Bedside reading. Glass Block Window. Plenty of Closet space for a long stay if you choose to spend the winter. All Bedroms have TVs. The last single is an ottoman that amazingly folds out into a single. When not in use it is a comfortable foot stool or extra seating or game table. All STONE FLOORS throughout....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

            Jetted Garden Tub/Shower combo...moreless

          • This is a classic. Wonderful Pedestal Sink with Storage shelf and Old Fashioned Medicine Cabinet. White Subway tile walls and Wainscoat and Blue GLASS accent. Large JETTED Soaking Tub with Shower. Glass Block Window. Charming! There is also an outdoor shower....moreless


          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Radio
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television
          • VCR


          • Family
          • Tourist Attractions


          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Restaurants
          • Theme Parks
          • Winery Tours

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking

          Location Type

          • Beach View
          • Beachfront:

            Best Beach - Ocean right at your door - No Long Catwalk (some homes have a 5 min walk over the dues to get to the water) - No Cars Allowed (be sure to ask before you rent) - Wide Beach w/Powder Sand...moreless

          • Ocean View
          • Oceanfront

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Jet Skiing
          • Paragliding
          • Pier Fishing
          • Sailing
          • Surf Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Water Skiing
          • Wind-Surfing


          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 7 people


          • Air Conditioning
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Garage
          • Heating
          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Parking
          • Telephone
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Wireless Internet


          • 4 Ring Stove
          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Freezer
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster


          • Beach Chairs
          • Beach Towels
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Porch / Veranda
          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
          • Walkway To Water


          Write a review 4.5
          from 2 traveler reviews
          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          Sep 5 - Jan 1, 2015
          3 night min stay
          Jan 2 - Feb 20, 2015
          3 night min stay
          $1,001 $3,000
          Feb 21 - May 29, 2015
          3 night min stay
          May 30 - Aug 14, 2015
          7 night min stay

          Late Summer
          Aug 15 - Sep 7, 2015
          3 night min stay
          My Standard Rate
          3 night min stay
          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

          Additional information about rental rates


          • Refundable Security $250
          • Tax Rate 10%


          Must rent the Whole House during holidays and Summer. July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years have a 7 night minimum stay requirement. All other holidays have a 4 night minimum requirement. Holiday up-charges apply.

          Half the total amount is due postmarked 3 days after receipt of the rental agreement. The remaining half is due 60 days before arrival date. Forms of acceptable payment are: personal check, cashier's check, or money order.

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          Last updated: 10/22/2014
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          40 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          Jacksonville about 40 miles

          Car: Recommended

          DOWNTOWN ST AUGUSTINE – Explore the Oldest City in the US. Take a horse drawn Carriage ride – enjoy the historic sites – the Castillo de San Marco - the Oldest School.

          ALLIGATOR FARM – Actually very well done.

          YMCA just around the block for workout facilities or pool (membership by the day or week)

          MINIATURE GOLF just down the street

          ANNESTASIA STATE PARK – Great place for Windsurfing or Fishing & Bike riding on the sand. Rentals available

          SURFING - Seriously this is where all the locals come to surf but they are not the 'California' crowd. All very friendly. You can get Surf Lessons at the end of the Street from Pitt Surf Shop. Rentals available.



          ANTIQUING - Great for brousing & reasonable.

          OUTLET MALLS - 15 min away at I95 & Hwy 16

          GOLF - TPC or World Golf 30 minutes

          DISNEYWORLD - 1.5 Hrs

          MARINELAND - 30 minutes

          Other Activities: Best surfing beach in area with lessons and rentals at end of block. Breakfast at the Beachcomber located on the beach one block south. Enjoy Gorgeous sunrises without leaving the beachhouse.

          Golf: TPC and World Golf Village


          Manager info

          Year Purchased: 2005

          About: My name is Linda Bayles. I have been a Reator with Remax in the Jacksonville/St Augustine area ranking in the Top 1% of Agents since 1998. I work primarily as a Single Agent. There are not many of us out there. Most Realtors work as neutral Transaction Agents. You can googe 'Buyers Agent' to get an overview of the difference. I think it is big. Just ask yourself the question, Would I want the other sides Attorney to represent me too? That's it in a nut shell but the amazing thing is, unlike Attorneys, it does not cost you anything to have your OWN Realtor representing just YOUR interest. We are all paid by the Seller. So .... I would love to help if you are thinking about buying or selling in the area. Just call and I will start sending photos of homes so you can get familiar with the options before you come. Once here just let me know when you are available. We can see about 4 per hour. Then in 2004, I fell in love with St Augustine Beach.

          Why Private Homes:
          In 2005 I walked into a 1926 beach cottage direct oceanfron on St Augustine Beach and knew I had found my calling. I wanted to 'Create' a vacation space for Families. Large extended families. A place were Cousins, Grandmothers, Uncles and Aunts can comfortably come together to reconnect and enjoy each other away from the demands of the outside world. I come from a large family of 5 children as does my husband, Brad. Some of my fondest memories are when we all got together to just 'hang out' for 3 or 4 days. The little ones always come up with a 'play'. The adults always congregate in the Kitchen passing down the 'Family Recipes' to the next generation and playing Games. We are a big Game playing family. Specifically Rummikub . If you have never played, you should. I make sure there is one in each house and once you are hooked and have one of your own, hope you will think of your St Augustine stay every time you play. (Call and I will give you the rules) So I bought that 1926 Craftsman, gutted it and turned it into The Chautauqua which sleeps 22. It has been a rewarding success. In 2011, my Father expanded the tradition and bought 4 homes on 3 Oceanfront lots. We could not believe our luck and spent the next year remodeling them into The Seaside Cottages. We just put them on the market in June 2012. Now I manage all 5. The Best part is not only the houses but the BEACH. There are only 18 streets on the “Best Beach” - No cars. No Catwalk. The ocean right at your door. Everything within walking distance…. And we now have homes on 2 of the them! I hope you will come stay with us and create memories you will cherish for a lifetime. Then I will consider it a success.

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          2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
          Sleeps 7

          View calendar: Updated 10/22/14
          Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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          Member since: 2005
          Speaks: english
          • Calendar last updated 10/22/2014
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