Florence by the Sea, Oceanview, Private Pool, Spa, 6 Brs,Elevator,Hdtv
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- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
Ocean Hammock Resort house description
Three stories of lavish Italianate beauty with breathtaking ocean and golf course views await you at Florence by the Sea, our home across the street from the beach in Ocean Hammock. With every luxury from a pool to an elevator, it's a dream vacation home. Boasting more than 5,000 square feet, Florence by the Sea is ideal for large groups, family reunions, or just a big family ready to spread out and get comfortable. The elevator makes it accessible for everyone, so it's a good choice for a multi-generational vacation. Ocean Hammock Resort is a family friendly, gated beach community. The world-renowned Ocean Hammock Golf Course winds through the neighborhood, affording spectacular views. There's something for everyone here! Your favorite part of Florence by the Sea is probably going to be the giant atrium-ceiling lanai, located off the rear of the house for even greater privacy. Enclosed in this vast space is a lovely swimming pool with an adjacent Jacuzzi to massage those golf-sore muscles! There's also a full summer kitchen, with a state-of-the-art grill and plenty of room for seating and poolside play. Just wait until you find yourself floating in the pool, gazing up at the vast blue Florida sky with a cold drink close at hand! Stress and everyday cares just melt away here! Step inside from the lanai and you find yourself in our family room, one of two living areas designed for a crowd. Here you'll find a huge HDTV, wet bar, ultra-comfortable sofas and chairs, stereo system with Surround Sound (this is available throughout the house), cool tile floors, and plantation shutters on the many windows. After a long day at the beach, the family room is like an oasis! Make yourself a drink, put up your feet, and enjoy the game or your favorite show. The second big living area is upstairs. Our great room is filled with windows and surrounded by balconies, and boasts a huge fireplace in addition to another entertainment center with HDTV and all the trimmings. And if you need more space, Florence by the Sea has a spacious office! One of the best features of Florence by the Sea is the kitchen, which is adjacent to the great room. Beyond the long granite countertop and breakfast bar, you'll find Sub Zero appliances, a central island, custom cabinetry, and all manner of appliances and equipment. You can prepare a feast for 20 in here without going short a single fork! The dining room awaits formal meals, while a sun-filled breakfast nook does everyday duty as a lovely place to sip that first cup of coffee, update your Facebook status (you have free wireless Internet at Florence by the Sea), and plan another perfect Palm Coast day. Even more important than the kitchen are the bedrooms, and you will simply love the arrangements here at Florence by the Sea. There are 6 bedrooms, 3 with en suite bathrooms, including a 1st-floor room right off the lanai that is great for those with accessibility issues (10 steps to the pool for water therapy!). The master suite includes a large living area with a couch and chairs, a king-size bed, a long bank of windows, and a balcony with panoramic views. The en suite bathroom offers his-and-her vanities, a walk-in shower, and a deep tub. This is an area made for late nights and long mornings! It is a haven, and only the promise of another great day in the pool, on the course, or at the beach will lure you from it! The 2nd bedroom contains a king bed, with an en suite bathroom including a walk-in shower, while the 3rd, 5th & 6th bedrooms have queen beds. The 4th bedroom contains a bunk bed with two doubles (sleeps up to 4 kids). There are also 2 brand new queen sleeper sofa beds. All are spacious and pleasant, with all linens provided. Oh -- did we mention the full-size laundry room in this house?! And, 2 garages for extra parking or storage. With handsome landscape and even a private walkway almost outside the front door to lead you down to the beach, Florence by the Sea simply has it all.
- 3 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Pets Not Allowed
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Non Smoking Only
- Children Welcome
- Wheelchair Accessible
Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14
Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms
- Bathrooms: 4.5
Kitchen & Dining
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Coffee Maker
- Linens Provided
- Air Conditioning
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- Living Room seats 18
- Satellite / Cable
- DVD Player
- Wireless Internet
Pool & Spa
- Hot Tub
- Private Pool
- Lanai / Gazebo
- Tourist Attractions
Location & View
- Lake View
- Golf Course View
- Water Skiing
- Surf Fishing
- Deepsea Fishing
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Fitness Center
- Sight Seeing
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We spent 3 weeks in this unit which overlooked the golf course and the ocean...it was beautiful and very peaceful. The place was exceptionally clean and spacious, perfect for our family of four. We had no problems and really enjoyed our time in Palm Coast. The private beach was a perfect place to stroll and relax, not crowded at all. The kids loved the pools and the rec room also. The in-unit washer/dryer helped tremendously during our stay. We felt very safe in the gated community and couldn't ask for a better rental experience. Thank you Steve Milo!
- Guest JenniS (Oklahoma City, OK)
- Date of stay 06/10/07
- Review Submitted 07/29/10
Recommended for: Sightseeing, people with disabilities, girls getaway, families with young children, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with teenagers.
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Outstanding experience! What a wonderful place to stay! The security, cleanliness and beauty of the whole resort was phenomenal! I would highly recommend this to anyone and have already told my friends they should stay there!
- Guest Shari
- Date of stay 04/03/10
- Review Submitted 07/28/10
we had a great time staying here, last Winter. The condo is just as described. Very close to many attractions, and even though weather was cool, we had plenty to do. We had freinds come and visit for a week also. Plenty of room. Great views. Will do again.
- Guest Paul (Des Moines, Ia)
- Date of stay 01/02/10
- Review Submitted 07/13/10
Recommended for: Sightseeing, girls getaway, families with young children, pet owners, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with teenagers.
Dates Nightly Weekly Monthly Mar 1, 2013-May 31, 2013 $300-$1,500 $2,100-$4,000 $12,980-$14,801 Jun 1, 2013-Aug 31, 2013 $583-$2,000 $3,500-$8,500 n/a Sep 1, 2013-Nov 30, 2013 $667-$1,500 $1,995-$5,500 $12,580-$16,769 Dec 1, 2013-Feb 28, 2014 $800-$1,500 $1,995-$9,000 $6,770-$22,858 Mar 1, 2014-May 31, 2014 $583-$1,500 $1,995-$5,500 $15,000-$21,971 Prices exclude taxes & fees. Regular rates exclude any special online savings. Monthly rates are based on a 30 day month.
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Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: My name is Steve Milo and I stay in Vacation Rental Homes when I travel both domestically and abroad. I own several vacation rental homes and listen carefully to our guests and their feedback! Our greatest compliment is when our guests refer our web site to their friends and relatives. AND, now I am managing other people's properties in St Augustine Beach, Daytona Beach, Palm Coast and Ponte Vedra Beach. Our guests and their great 'word of mouth' have helped us expand to over 500+ vacation rentals. We booked over 10,000 rentals and received over 3,000 guest reviews in 2011. You can find some of these by going to search engines and typing in Steve Milo or 'Vacation Rental Pros' . Thank you!
Why the Owner Chose Ocean Hammock Resort:
And the best part of it all is the location. You're within a short car ride of historic downtown St. Augustine, the oldest city in America filled with pedestrian walkways with shops, cafes and first class restaurants. We are also close to Daytona Beach and the Daytona speedway and museum. We are also only a 1 1/2 hour drive to Orlando and Disney World/Universal/Sea World as well as 1 1/2 hour to the Kennedy Space Center. Our rental is also a short car ride to Ponte Vedra Beach and PGA golf Course and TPC as well as Jacksonville with the brand new St John's Town Center (with a Costco), Avenue Mall and River Front Arcade. There is also a minor league baseball team and a professional football team and stadium.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The beach is wide and unspoiled here by large crowds. Kids will spend hours exploring, and their parents and grandparents will love discovering new areas to relax and reconnect If you're ready for uncrowded beaches, balmy weather, clear skies, and Florida's natural wildlife, come visit us today!
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Welcome to Florence By The Sea!
Invite everyone up to the 3rd floor patio for lunch
Our screened lanai & private pool are heavenly
Step into our formal dining room
Our breakfast bar is also great for laptops
Our home has two living rooms!
Leave a trail of breadcrumbs in our master bath
There's an Italian cottage feel to our 1st floor bedroom
After a day at the beach, you'll love retiring to the 2nd floor
Our double-wide bunk beds can sleep 4
Fill the table with appetizers and enjoy cocktails by the pool
Go straight from the den to the pool
You may spend your entire vacation on our lanai
Gather everyone to watch the big game
Sink into our deep, comfy couches and watch TV
There's room for everyone to have fun in our kitchen
Florence By The Sea has several sitting areas!
You'll be on top of the world in our 3rd floor master suite
Set aside time for a bubble bath!
This may be the shortest commute ever!
Read, watch TV, and relax on our queen-sized bed
We have two laundry rooms for active families
Florence By The Sea is a dream come true
Why cross the road? To get to the beach!
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