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St Augustine Lodge Historic Beach House, 5 Bedroom Cottage, Ocean Front, Wifi

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Last updated: 08/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

St. Augustine house description

This is it, Folks! See the stories in the Coastal Living, Jacksonville magazine & Gainesville magazines here! Come vacation in a treasure of Summer Haven history. This 110 year old cottage is located 50 steps from the Atlantic Ocean. Five bedrooms, a great room with fireplace, two bathrooms - one with an original claw-footed tub - large family kitchen, pantry, laundry, dining porch, and wrap-around porch.

Send your thanks back in time. Your stay at The Lodge, a 19th century beach cottage near gorgeous St. Augustine, promises a historic and redefining simplicity. A few days here means renewed sense of ‘the important things in life’, chock-full of familial magic. Tucked on a sleepy cul de saq next to the Atlantic Ocean, The Lodge and its older sister The Hut are elegant and understated reminders of a far-away time.

An area known as Summer Haven was recommended to stressed Pennsylvania banking baron, Thomas Mellon, for its restorative powers. Construction on first The Hut and then The Lodge began in the 1880s, at a time when Chester Arthur was president and Mark Twain was busy finishing his Adventures of Huck Finn. This is seriously good quality time, where simple, beautiful touches - candle light and ocean breezes - complete the setting.

A house with this much history begs for a multi-generational vacation where the stories come out - as family folklore enjoys another airing. Take the time on this holiday to hear the stories you’d never otherwise have chance to hear. Reconnect with grown cousins or childhood friends - covering more ground than you ever would in a hasty holiday card.

Whip up beloved family meals - packing your grandmother’s handwritten recipes for a birthday cake made from scratch. Snap dozens of photos as Grandpa teaches the next generation to fish. Try this more genuine of magic kingdoms for real family bonding, in surrounds so idyllic they look like a movie set. Adirondack chairs wait on the wrap-around porch, where palm trees dot the view of stone breakers just beyond. Liberal touches of antiquity, such as the front porch’s restored pew bench, leave room to wonder what the walls would say - if they could talk. A private dock is charming and ramshackle, perhaps Huck-Finn-comes-to-Florida (Dock is to shallow water due to sand bars.)

Up to ten guests can comfortably stretch out over 1,200 square feet. Five double occupancy bedrooms, four queen beds and two bunks, share two bathrooms. An equipped kitchen, dining porch and a living area each honor the old with family heirloom accessories and new, comfy furniture appropriate to the period.

The house boasts recent refurbishment across every inch - yet maintains all original features. Solid pine floors and old glass windows. A claw-footed porcelain bathtub and a pyramid roof for extra air circulation. Instead of closets, enjoy simple wall hooks to keep your clothing organized - and relish in a vacation that requires only a parade of shorts, t-shirts, bathing suit and towel (repeat).

For modern conveniences, enjoy phones and cable TV. If you’d rather do without, they can stay easily tucked out of sight.

Past guests love the inclusive aspect their vacations can take, thanks to the home’s single-story plan. Older relatives who struggle with mobility will enjoy a property that has everything to hand. The ocean, just 100 feet away, can be seen, heard - and tasted- from within The Lodge itself.

Note: Summer Haven is constantly changing with nature. The Summer Haven river behind the house is largely a sand dune and can many times provide beach access. Due to Tropical Storm Faye erosion at the front, there is now an area of large boulders blocking the beach access points. Although you can walk in between these boulders to access the beach like the locals that live nearby, the nearest easy beach access is approximately 1 mile north at Fort Matanzas National Park. It has (free) paved parking and provides beach access via a meandering boardwalk.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

                  • Kitchen

                  Amenities

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Air Conditioning

                  Communications

                      • Internet

                      Outdoor Features

                          • Golf

                          Location & View

                          • Beach View
                          • Water View
                          • Beachfront

                          Activities

                          • Museums
                          • Golf
                          • Fishing
                          • Wind-Surfing
                          • Swimming
                          • Surfing
                          • Surf Fishing
                          • Sound/Bay Fishing
                          • Groceries
                          • Medical Services
                          • Fitness Center
                          • Outlet Shopping
                          • Shopping
                          • Boating
                          • Beachcombing
                          • Walking
                          • Miniature Golf
                          • Wildlife Viewing
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Cinemas
                          • Library
                          • Live Theater
                          • Hiking
                          • Jet Skiing
                           

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                          Jul 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                          2 night min stay

                          $950

                          Extra Nights: $200


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                          Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2014
                          2 night min stay

                          $950 $4,485

                          Extra Nights: $200


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                          Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                          2 night min stay

                          $999 $5,543

                          Extra Nights: $200


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                          Apr 1 - Jun 30, 2015
                          3 night min stay

                          $1,050 $5,241

                          Extra Nights: $200


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                          Jul 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                          2 night min stay

                          $950

                          Extra Nights: $200


                          Notes: Rates are based on lowest pricings available. For exact rates email, call or click Book Now button.


                          Oct 1 - Dec 31, 2015
                          2 night min stay

                          $950

                          Extra Nights: $200


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                          Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2016
                          2 night min stay

                          $950

                          Extra Nights: $200


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                          Apr 1 - Jun 30, 2016
                          2 night min stay

                          $1,050

                          Extra Nights: $200


                          Notes: Rates are based on lowest pricings available. For exact rates email, call or click Book Now button.


                          Jul 1 - Sep 30, 2016
                          2 night min stay

                          $1,050

                          Extra Nights: $200


                          Notes: Rates are based on lowest pricings available. For exact rates email, call or click Book Now button.

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                          Damage deposit: $195.00

                          Fees and Taxes:

                          • Cleaning $295

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                          Last updated: 08/28/2014
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                          Location

                          97 miles to Disney World; 50 miles - Daytona Airport (DAB); 55 miles to Jacksonville Airport; Jacksonville Stadium (Jaguars); Kennedy Space Center; Lighthouse; Marine Land; Museums; St Augustine Historic Town; Theatre

                           

                          Manager info

                          About: 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!


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                          5 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 10

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