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Last updated: 12/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

St. Augustine house description

Everyone Loves 2nd Haven

Enjoy your best vacation ever. This beautiful , totally remodeled three bedroom, 2 bath home is in a quiet and safe Florida beach community on a double lot with a huge, privacy fenced backyard. You are just a short, easy walk or bike ride to the beach, the intra-coastal waterway public boat ramp and Windswept beach park.

Two of the three bedrooms have extremely comfortable King and Queen Beds (could be two masters for two couples) and one bedroom has two twin beds. There is also a sleeper sofa in the sunroom if you need it. The bedrooms are located on opposite ends of the house for your ultimate privacy. This house can easily sleep up to 8 people. Our home is fully equipped and very well decorated. A large kitchen allows you to easily prepare meals at home when you choose, although you are surrounded by many incredible restaurants and walking distance to The RedFrog Grill and Pub. Enjoy the 55“ flat screen LED HD satellite TV, wi-fi, and BluRay DVD player. There’s even a stocked desk if Mom or Dad need to do a “little” work while away or just write postcards.

Bring your boat or kayaks and launch from the public boat ramp into the intra-coastal waterway, just four blocks from you. Or….walk 7 minutes, bike 4 minutes or drive less than 1 minute across to the best and widest drive-on beach on the East coast. We are located just four blocks across the street from the Mantazazs drive-on ramp. One block away you’ll find Windswept Beach park with a beautiful new playground for the kiddies and an outdoor exercise gym. When you return back home, you, the kids and dog can enjoy sunning and playing in the huge, privacy fenced backyard until time to watch sunset over the intra-coastal waterway. (You can watch from the backyard or join the neighborhood with a comfortable walk to the boat ramp.) We’ve provided lots of little extras to make your vacation memorable and fun. Play volley ball, badminton or horseshoes in the huge backyard, take the boogie boards to the beach and go for a bike ride. And in the evenings you can share your memories of the day around the fire pit.

We are only 10 miles from Marineland and 7 miles from historic downtown St. Augustine, the oldest city in the United States. St. Augustine was founded in 1565 and attracts many admirers to it’s Spanish Colonial Architecture. More than 300,000 visitors a year savor the pleasures of this grand city. Visit Ripley’s Believe it or Not, Flagler College, the famous Castillio De San Marcos Fort, St. George Street and all of its shops and open air restaurants, the Alligator Farm, The Fountain of Youth, Potters Wax Museum, Ghost Tours, Horse Drawn Carriage Rides and San Sebastian Winery. We are only 5 miles from the St. Augustine Beach Pier (Farmers Market/Craft Show every Wednesday morning) and the St. Augustine Amphitheater (Saturday morning Farmers Market and lots of top notch world famous music). You will find almost 300 discount premium outlet shops in two convenient malls for a great shopping experience only 20 minutes away.

Golf is minutes away at the world famous World Golf Village and Hall of Fame among many other World--class golf courses. Orlando/Disney attractions are 1.5 hours south as is the Kennedy Space Center. Daytona Beach, famous on it’s own and the Daytona 500 race track is only 30 minutes away. Jacksonville, with all of its cultural events is less than an hour north.

We are out of state owners but very “hands on “ with our property visiting several times during the summer months and living here during the winter. Local friends help us maintain this lovely home and are available immediately should you need assistance. We love sharing our home and you will find that we provide lots of homey extras. Whether it’s flour, sugar and tea bags in the kitchen, or beach chairs, or our bikes, we want you to relax and enjoy our home and your St. Augustine vacation experience. We want you to return year after year.


Keywords: Private Home, Walk to Beach, Family vacation, private, relaxed,

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome:

            Huge backyard for children to play in and walking distance to a new childrens park....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            Fenced backyard is almost 9000 sq ft. House has tile floors. Perfect for pets....moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

            kit available to convert twin beds into a king size bed...moreless

          • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

            ...moreless

          • King Bed (1)Queen size Beds (1) excellent, pillow top mattresses...very comfortable for a great nights sleep, Twin or Single Beds (2) kit available to easily convert the twins into a king size bed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Two outdoor eatting areas....a picnic table and a covered area with dining table. We also have an outdoor firepit for sitting around in the evening....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Satellite / Cable:

                (2) DirecTV. Huge 55' flat LED screen,HD, wall mounted for safety and better viewing in living room. Master bedroom tv also equipped with DirecTV. Both have dvd players. Living room has BluRay...moreless

              • Stereo:

                directv...moreless

              • Television:

                Huge 55' flat LED HD screen in living area, wall mounted for safety. Master Bedroom also has TV...moreless

              • Toys
              • Video Library

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Theme Parks
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseshoes
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Shuffleboard
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Downtown:

                    Famous Historica DT St. Augustine, oldest city in United States is only 7 miles away...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Dining table seats 6 plus 2 bar stools at kitchen bar....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    High thread count sheets and thick fluffy towels...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Spacious with two very comfortable sofas....moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Lots of parking and enough space for boat or trailer or camper...moreless

                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                    Adequate space for RV, boat or trailer...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Everything you will need to prepare and serve wonderful meals at home....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Well equipped....moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    new...moreless

                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Well equipped if you choose to cook and eat in. Dining table seats 6 nd 2 bar stools at kitchen bar....moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items:

                    some spices and sugars and flours, coffee filters, tea bags...moreless

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Bicycles:

                    2 bicycles and kiddies bike trailer...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    with firepit and four adirondack chairs...moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    covered with outdoor dining table...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    backyard is almost 9000 sq. ft. and completely privacy fenced with additional picnic table in backyard...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                       

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                      7 night min stay

                      $825 $2,800
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                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                      • End of stay cleaning $125 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 10%

                      Notes:

                      We do offer 2-5 night stays with a nightly rate of 150.00. We also have a special two week rate of 1525.00. Inquire about rates for holidays such as July 4th, Labor Day, Memorial Day Weekend and Christmas. One month is defined as 4 weeks. Pets are welcomed.

                      50% of total to hold reservation and balance due no later than 30 days from check in. Personal checks or Paypal used for payment. Paypal allows you to use your credit card. Checks accepted up to 30 days before check in.


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                      Last updated: 12/20/2014
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                      Location

                      25 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Jacksonville
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Red Frogs
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      A1A
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Red Frog
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Butler/Crescent Beach

                      A short walk to the intra-coastal waterway for kyacking, fishing, boating and viewing the beautiful sunsets. Less than one minute drive across to the one of widest and most beautiful drive-on beaches on the east coast.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2000

                      About the owner: George & Deborah live in the mountains of NC. George is a general contractor, musician, wood artist and bee keeper. Deborah owns a salon/spa, is a gardener, stained glass artist and assistant bee keep and aspiring cookbook author with a blog site called agardencook. We live a sustainable lifestyle in our 100+ year old farmhouse in the mountains of Cashiers, NC.

                      Why the Owner Chose St. Augustine:
                      George and I love the beach. We were both raised on east coast beaches and although we love living in the mountains of NC, we missed the coast. So we began looking for a home in a beach town that was reminiscent of the beaches we grew up on. We wanted all the conveniences of a city, but to be in a small community that was not overbuilt. We love wide beaches. George still surfs, so he wanted a beach where he could surf. He is also an active musician and plays frequently in St. Augustine. I wanted the laid back atmosphere of a beach community and to be able to walk the beach everyday. St. Augustine was a perfect match for us. We have lots of music and culture, beautiful wide beaches in a quiet community that reminds us of the beaches we grew up on.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      We love the fact that we can just walk or bike the short distance to the beach. The beach is one of the widest on the east coast and we are always awed by it. It's a casual beach which we find very relaxing. Pets are allowed on a leash and we enjoy watching people and their pets. The neighborhood is very quiet and friendly. We are so close to Dtwn St. Augustine , the oldest city in the U.S. It takes minutes to drive Dtwn and enjoy all the siteseeing, shops, architecture, music and great dining. We are always passing ghost tours and one of these days I'm going to take one.


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Beautiful, tropical beach house

                        Beautiful, tropical beach house

                      • A spacious, comfortable living room to relax in.

                        A spacious, comfortable living room to relax in.

                      • Could be a second master bedroom...very comfy Queen size bed.

                        Could be a second master bedroom...very comfy Queen size bed.

                      • Comfortable sofa bed if you need it

                        Comfortable sofa bed if you need it

                      • A great kitchen to prepare meals in...or open take-out!

                        A great kitchen to prepare meals in...or open take-out!

                      • Relax around the firepit in the evenings or bask in the sun during the day.

                        Relax around the firepit in the evenings or bask in the sun during the day.

                      • Some of the beautiful plantings

                        Some of the beautiful plantings

                      • Sunset over the Intra-coastal waterway....just an easy walk or bike ride

                        Sunset over the Intra-coastal waterway....just an easy walk or bike ride

                      • Stained glass by owner

                        Stained glass by owner

                      • Enter...no stairs to climb...just comfort

                        Enter...no stairs to climb...just comfort

                      • Watch the game or your favorite movie on this huge HD Flat Screen TV.

                        Watch the game or your favorite movie on this huge HD Flat Screen TV.

                      • Master Bedroom is huge and elegant..just the place to unwind.  King Size bed.

                        Master Bedroom is huge and elegant..just the place to unwind. King Size bed.

                      • Start your day beautifully with your own private beauty spot in Master Bedroom

                        Start your day beautifully with your own private beauty spot in Master Bedroom

                      • Lots of comfortable sleeping! Includes to convert to a King size bed.

                        Lots of comfortable sleeping! Includes to convert to a King size bed.

                      • Spacious, fully equipped kitchen

                        Spacious, fully equipped kitchen

                      • Your private space for coffee in the morning...wine in the evening. Bckyrd fncd.

                        Your private space for coffee in the morning...wine in the evening. Bckyrd fncd.

                      • Enjoy an evening under the stars listening to the ocean with the firepit

                        Enjoy an evening under the stars listening to the ocean with the firepit

                      • This is your beach....wide and drive-on

                        This is your beach....wide and drive-on

                      • Windswept Beach Park...one block away

                        Windswept Beach Park...one block away

                      VRBO #295611

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014

                      $825 per week (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

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                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                      Member since: 2010
                      Speaks: english
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                      • Calendar last updated: 12/20/2014
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