Feedback

VRBO is part of the HomeAway family, the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We’re committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Learn More

The Bird's Nest - Oceanfront Newly Remodeled 2011 2BR/2.5BA

You sent a message to this owner.

One of the neighbors

Calendar

Last updated: 11/20/2014
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Other St. Augustine Beach Properties condo description

This townhouse was newly remodeled from the floors up Jan through March of 2011 and is ready for new visitors. The Bird's Nest at Summerhouse has it's name from it's location adjacent to Matanzas State Park where the sanderlings nest along with many other sea and shorebirds. The oceanfront sights and sounds and the soothing blues, yellows and whites make for a restful retreat. Take your coffee to the patio and watch the pelicans and dolphins playing in the water, the dune bunnies munching their morning grasses, and the tortoises strutting out onto their sandy porches. After a beachwalk and shelling you can swim in the ocean or the lovely pool or dress and drive into St. Augustine and check out the historic museums or take a trolley ride around town.

The Bird's Nest has lots of details and amenities to be sure you are comfortable. Let us know if you want to fish, play tennis or racquetball so we can provide you with the equipment. The kitchen is fully equipped with attention to detail (the owner is a home economist) and there are lots of extras like nice linens, beach towels and chairs, movies, games and puzzels for your enjoyment. Special robes are provided for guests use.

Plan to relax and enjoy this beautiful setting that is the best of all worlds: near historic St. Augustine, next to a nature rich state park, and looking out to the surf from the Master Suite and over the Intracoastal at the spectacular sunsets from the guest bedroom!

Note that the location is also not far from Marineland (about 2.5 miles) that has afternoon dolphin shows and where the Creature from the Black Lagoon was filmed, The Alligator Farm where birds and alligators gather, Disney is about 1.5 hours away.

Keywords: Oceanfront at Summerhouse near Marineland, close to St. Augustine, free wifi, free long distance phone and hardwire internet, sunrise from your bed, heated pool, tennis courts, racquetball courts, children's playground

Why VRBO

We offer vacation rentals for every budget

Choose from a wide variety of properties

No booking fees

Free to book with no hidden costs

We help you travel with confidence

Every listing is guaranteed against fraud

Experienced property owners or managers

Average five years in the business

Property Type

      • Condo

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • VCR
          • Video Library

          Attractions

          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Live Theater
          • Restaurants
          • Theme Parks

          Local Services & Businesses

              • Fitness Center

              Leisure Activities

              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing

              Location Type

                  • Beachfront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Golf
                  • Kayaking
                  • Racquetball
                  • Sailing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    New in February 2011...moreless

                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Linens Provided:

                    High thread count luxurious sheets Towels and Beach towels provided...moreless

                  • Mobile Phone
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                    Gated and locked lot for boats...moreless

                  • Telephone
                  • Washing Machine:

                    New in February 2011...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    New pots and pans, flatware, dishes. Everything for the gourmet chef....moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    All major appliances plus toaster oven, coffee maker, blender...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        4 pools on property, heated in winter...moreless

                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 18 traveler reviews
                      Loading...
                       
                      Spring (April and May) $1200 per week
                      Summer (June July Aug) $1400  per week
                      Fall   (Sept - Dec)     $950  per week  $2000 per month $150-$200 daily
                      Winter (Jan, Feb, Mar) $2500 a month (3 month rental only)
                      Cleaning fee is $100 and Tax is 10% for any length rental
                      Rentals are weekly: Saturday to Saturday
                      Monthly: 1st of the month to the 1st of the next month
                      Deposit of $250 required at booking, balance due 30 days ahead of rental.
                      

                      Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


                      Please wait... Travel with confidence

                      Pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer) to protect your payment up to $1,000. Before making a payment always call the owner at the number listed on our website, and never use instant money transfer services such as Western Union and MoneyGram.


                      Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

                      Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection, Carefree Rental Guarantee, and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

                      Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
                      Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.
                      Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
                       

                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 11/20/2014
                      Check availability
                      23 Available
                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
                      23 Selected dates
                       

                      Location

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2010

                      About the owner: As a retired University of Florida professor I have traveled the world and taught in several other countries as a Fulbright Scholar from the US State Dept. Having walked on many beaches in the world, I continue to marvel at how lovely this place is and find that it always renews the soul. The people of Thailand taught me the most about being a host and making sure that staying with them was a memorable experience. When I purchased this condo in late 2010, I wanted it to be a place that people would love and return to for relaxing vacations, so I've spent a good deal of time thinking about what was needed and how it would be used. I love to walk the beaches and read on the patio and cook up favorite things. I hope you will enjoy this place as much as I have.

                      Why the Owner Chose Other St. Augustine Beach Properties:
                      When I first saw Summerhouse at the end of Anastasia Island I was fascinated by the garden style property and the wonderful location near the State Park. I love walking around the end of the island with the Atlantic on one side and the quiet mouth of the Matanzas River on the other where all the birds gather. The shelling is great! The garden style property with winter heated pools also attracted me. St. Augustine is also a draw with it's history, art gallerys and lots of music in the local seaside restaurants.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                      Staying at the Bird's Nest means seeing beautiful sunrises over the Atlantic out your bedroom window or from your living room patio, catching big golden moonrises on the full moon, seeing dolphins play in the surf, and enjoying all the amenities of home with a fully equipped kitchen, special linens and even fresh robes for your convenience. Beach towels and beach chairs are also provided. Movies, puzzles, games and books are in the unit along with DVD player and flat screen TVs. Each of the two bedrooms upstairs has its own bath and the half bath can accomodate those who sleep downstairs on the queen sleeper sofa. There is a desk for your laptop in the living room and another in the guest bedroom. High speed direct wire internet and free local and long distance phone calling is yours to use. One fishing rod and reel is available to the fisherman and tennis racquets to those who request them. Take a bucket and head out to the beach early for the best shelling!


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • One of the neighbors

                        One of the neighbors

                      • Desk with high speed internet hard wire in addition to wireless on property

                        Desk with high speed internet hard wire in addition to wireless on property

                      • Relax and read or watch the dolphins

                        Relax and read or watch the dolphins

                      • Cook with a view of the ocean.  New 2011.

                        Cook with a view of the ocean. New 2011.

                      • Sunset over the intracoastal guest bedroom

                        Sunset over the intracoastal guest bedroom

                      • Living Room - Queen sofa bed, flat screen TV, DVD blue ray

                        Living Room - Queen sofa bed, flat screen TV, DVD blue ray

                      • Oceanfront breakfast with terrapins and dune bunnies right below

                        Oceanfront breakfast with terrapins and dune bunnies right below

                      • Dining Room - Dolphin Table seats six

                        Dining Room - Dolphin Table seats six

                      • Master King size bed

                        Master King size bed

                      • One of four pools that are heated in the winter.

                        One of four pools that are heated in the winter.

                      VRBO #339117

                      There have been  visitors to this page since the counter was last reset in .

                      This listing was first published here in 2011.

                      Date last modified - Friday, December 26, 2014

                      18

                      2 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 11/20/14
                      Owner
                      Member since: 2011
                      Speaks: english
                      • Response time: Within 2 days
                      • Response rate: 100%
                      • Calendar last updated: 11/20/2014
                      Email owner

                      352-256-6354

                      Please wait... Travel with confidence Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees Learn how to pay safely
                      Add vacation protection services to your booking

                      Three services to protect your trip:

                      Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

                      Guarantee the rental meets your expectations.

                      Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


                      Get it now

                      advertisement

                      Share this property via Email

                      The Bird's Nest - Oceanfront Newly Remodeled 2011 2BR/2.5BA

                      St. Augustine Beach #339117

                      2 BR  2.5 BA  Sleeps 6

                      You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

                      Share this property via Email

                        Please correct the following errors and resend:
                      • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
                      • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
                      • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.