Wonderful Family House - Right on Beach Sleeps 6-12
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- Minimum stay:N/A
- Pets allowed:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
This house offers quaint Florida beach charm along with the most perfect beach location - literally just a few steps from the deck to the sand!
This house is the perfect 2 story house for both small and large groups - the main floor has a nice kitchen with breakfast bar and bar stools, also kitchen table for sit down meals - washer/dryer are also located in a corner of the kitchen and there is a full bathroom here too.
The family room is light and bright with 2 sets of sliding doors - one leading on to the side deck and the other set leading on to the main deck and beach.
Sink into the comfy sofas and get a break from the hot sun - watch tv on the flatscreen - or maybe plug in your Ipod and listen to music while playing some board games.
Three bedrooms lead off the living area - the master bedroom has a queen bed with memory foam mattress and flatscreen TV and an adjoining bathroom; then there is another queen bedroom and the third bedroom has 2 twin beds. All bathrooms in this house have showers only.
If you are a larger group then you will also want to rent the lower level - there are no internal stairs in this house - you do have to go outside to access the lower level. Downstairs is also light and bright and has another small kitchen, a large living area perfect for all the kids to sit and play or watch tv on a rainy day and 1 double bedroom and 1 twin bedroom. You have the convenience of a second washer/dryer on this level and a full bathroom and there is also a sleeper sofa. So each level can sleep a maximum of 6 people.
Downstairs there is a glass sliding door leading on to the small covered deck area - this is also where the outside shower is. To reach the upper level you just have to go up the outdoor steps to the upper deck.
There is a separate climate control for each level.
Linens and towels are not provided with the house - however they can be included for an additional fee.
This house is not close to public parking, so the beach is never crowded here. After a complete beach renourishment last year, there is lots of room to spread out even at high tide.
The historic downtown is less than 10 minutes away - there you will find wonderful restaurants, inviting ice cream stores, fascinating stores to browse through and a beautiful marina where you can see many boats coming and going - be there in the afternoon and watch the charter fishing boats unload their catch.
Well behaved pets are permitted for an additional fee - there is a city leash law and litter pick up law that we respectfully ask that you strictly adhere to - fines are imposed for littering the beach.
It is possible to rent the main floor only of this house - call for those rates. This does not apply to High Season between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
Keywords: House with Lockoff Lower Floor
- 2 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Children Welcome
- 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12
- Bedroom 1 queen master
- 1 queen
- with memory foam mattress and flat screen tv
- Bedroom 3
- 2 twin/ single
- 2 twin beds
- Bedroom 2
- 1 queen
- Bedroom 4
- 1 double
- on lower level
- 3.0 Bathrooms
- Bathroom 1
- Bathroom 2
- Bathroom 3
- all bathrooms have shower, vanity and toilet
Kitchen & Dining
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Iron & Board
- Parking Off Street
- Living Room seats 7
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- Air Conditioning
- Video Library
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Broadband Access
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
- Away From It All
Location & View
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Pier Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Basketball Court
- Surf Fishing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Whale Watching
- Recreation Center
- Live Theater
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Bird Watching
- Miniature Golf
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Freshwater Fishing
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Great family reunion beach house!
Great family reunion beach house!
We had our first family reunion and the layout of the house was perfect.The families with young children stayed on the lower level and the adults without kids stayed upstairs, which suited everyone. The house is immaculate and very nicely decorated (don't be fooled by the outside - they spent the money on the inside of the house where it matters most).Internet availability was appreciated and used by adults and kids. The landlady is very gracious and though we did not have any problems while we were there, I am sure she would have been very responsive if we needed her. Coffee on the back deck in the morning, wine on the deck in the evening,and looking at the water was so relaxing that we could not stop talking about how great this place was for a vacation house.Definitely one of the best places we have stayed.
- Guest Brandi
- Date of stay 07/30/11
- Review Submitted 08/27/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, pet owners, age 55+, families with young children, girls getaway.
Owner response: We are always thrilled to receive such wonderful reviews and sincerely thank you for taking the time to do this - always so helpful for other potential guests. We are so happy that you felt at home in the house and could enjoy the beautiful views, beach, etc. We think our little island is a slice of Heaven, and we are always so glad when renters feel the same way about their accommodations and the island in general. We hope you are able to return in the not too distant future and offer 10% discount off published rates to returning renters.
Incredible peaceful retreat
Incredible peaceful retreat
This was the best get away ever. It was our second time visiting Amelia and this charming house was just right for our family of four plus Grandma and our pet. The property was clean,comfortable and sitting on the deck with direct access to the beach was convenient and relaxing. No need to carry anything to the beach,just take a few steps to the sand and enjoy morning coffee in beach chairs and take in the ocean breeze and view. We could go downtown to Historic Fernadina for shopping and fine or casual dining, in just minutes. Many nights we simply enjoyed simple meals and sat at the table just on the opposite side of a sliding glass door facing the ocean. The listing on Vrbo was an accurate representation of the property and once we arrived and spent 10 days there we fell in love with this oasis even more. We would stay at this property again and look forward to when we can. Great for a family vacation .
- Guest Cathie and Jody
- Date of stay 05/21/11
- Review Submitted 06/20/11
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, pet owners, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with young children, adventure seekers.
Five Star Location
Five Star Location
The beach is fabulous; miles of white sand, shells, sun. This beach house is well stocked, comfortable and very livable. Restaurants and shopping are just minutes away. We loved it.
- Guest Toni
- Date of stay 10/30/10
- Review Submitted 11/21/10
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, pet owners, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with young children, girls getaway.
Jan/Feb;Oct-Dec $2000 wk/$325 nt/$4000 month March $2400 wk/$375 nt/$5000 month;Sep 7-Oct 1:$2400 wk/$375 nt/$6500 month of SeP April-May 25:$2600 wk/$400 nt/$7000 month;Mem Day-Labor Day:$3000 week/$9000 month ALL SPECIAL EVENTS AND HOLIDAYS AT SUMMER RATES 11% tax/Cleaning $135/$350 Security deposit(refundable if no damage to property) LINENS AND TOWELS NOT PROVIDED /CAN EITHER RENT THEM - OR BRING OWN Pet fee daily:$20-1 pet;+$10 each additional;monthly 1 pet - $300/2 pets - $400 10% DISCOUNT TO RETURNING RENTERS - DOES NOT APPLY TO MONTHLY RENTALS
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- Nearest Airport: Jacksonville at 30 Miles
- Nearest Ferry: Mayport at 20 Miles
- Nearest Train: Jacksonville at 35 Miles
- Nearest Motorway: I-95 at 15 Miles
- Nearest Restaurant: sliders at 1 Miles
Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: Happy to live right here on Amelia Island and always want to share our little corner of paradise with vacationers - you will fall in love with the island just as we did in 1986!
Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
My husband and I manage this property - we live very close by. You are right on the sand in this house. It is an older home but has lots of beachy charm and is the perfect house for families.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
This house is wonderful as it can sleep 6-12 and is 2 story - if only 6 people are staying, it is possible just to rent the upstairs, and lock off the bottom floor - thus making it more affordable for a smaller party. The outside deck is just steps from the sand - sitting on the deck at almost any time, you can see the dolphins playing in the surf; see incredible sun rises - definitely worth getting up early even on vacation! This house is located on a great part of the beach - quiet and never crowded - a kids' paradise!
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- Secondary: (904) 321-2785 (Florida, USA)
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deck overlooking beach and ocean - you can't be closer to the beach than this!
kitchen leading into living room
living room looking toward kitchen
view from sliding doors by beach looking back through living room toward kitchen
master bedroom with memory foam matterr
2nd queen bedroom
lower level kitchen
great hang out for kids!
twin bedroom on lower level
view of house from the beach
kitchen with breakfast bar
other side of eat-in kitchen with table- good place for kids' projects
bathroom off kitchen
full length of living room
glass table at far end of living room by beach side - and telescope!
bathroom adjoining master bedroom
twin bedded room on upper level
lower level sitting area
double bedroom on lower level
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