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Beachside Home,Dogs Wlcm, Fncd Yd,Best Bch,Great Rate

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The quintessential beach cottage with upper sunning deck and fenced front yard.

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Last updated: 10/20/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Crescent Beach house description

You’re going to Love The Mermaid Cottage

Enjoy your best vacation ever. The Mermaid Cottage is a private beachside home totally remodeled during the winter of 2012. This three bedroom, 2 bath home is in a quiet, highly regarded and admired beach neighborhood with a laid back atmosphere, eclectic mix of old Florida cottages and contemporary homes just one block from one of the several deeded beach accesses...just walk on. It is on a full lot that runs from one street to another providing additional privacy,parking and access. We are 100% pet friendly and children love this cottage. Enjoy relaxing and listening to the ocean on the covered porch overlooking the completely fenced front yard. The backyard has a great party deck for grilling, entertaining, relaxing and sunning. In addition there is an upper deck for sunning and viewing the ocean. You are just a short, easy 2 minute stroll to one of the best beaches on the east coast and an easy bike ride to the intra-coastal waterway public boat ramp and Windswept Beach Park. You are only 10 miles from Marineland and 12 minutes from historic downtown St. Augustine.
The open Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen floor plan allows The Mermaid Cottage to live big and easily all on one floor. All bedrooms have extremely comfortable Beds (we love comfort). The MB is a king size bed and has a 40' HD flat screen tv, the second bedroom has two twin beds with a kit to easily convert them to a king size bed, and the third bedroom (which is actually a 2nd Master Bdrm) has a king bed, sitting area with love seat and tv. The two master bedrooms are located on different ends of the house making it a great house for two couples or teenagers. One of the two sofas in the living room is a very comfortable queen sofa bed. You can easily sleep up to 8 people. Our home is fully equipped, very comfortable and very well decorated. A large, fully equipped kitchen allows you to easily prepare meals at home when you choose. Enjoy the 46“ flat screen HD satellite TV, DVD Player and free wi-fi. The two Master Bedrooms also have TV's and DVD players. There’s even a stocked desk if Mom or Dad need to do a “little” work while away or just write postcards. We’ve provided lots of little extras to make your vacation memorable and the most fun. There are bikes, a bike trailer, boogie boards, beach chairs and coolers.
We are out of state owners but very “hands on” with our property visiting often and living in one of our two vacation homes in St. Augustine during the winter. Our other home, 2nd Haven, is listed on VRBO also. It is #295611. Please read our reviews. This house also meets those standards. Local friends help us maintain this lovely home and are available immediately should you need assistance
You will love the Mermaid Cottage, the beach and the neighborhood. You will feel right at home immediately. . We want you to relax and enjoy our home and your St. Augustine vacation experience and return year after year.





Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 1300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered

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

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            king bed...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

            twin beds with kit to convert to king bed...moreless

          • Bedroom3: 1 king

            third bedroom suite with king bed, sofa sitting area and TV...moreless

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

            Queen size sleeper sofa, very comfortableg ...moreless

          • King size beds (2) Pillow top, Twin or Single Beds (2) Excellent mattresses, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Very comfortable queen size sofa bed...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • This house has three outdoor living areas including a covered front porch and a back deck for grilling and entertaining and an upper deck with ocean views....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Games:

                Assorted Board Games...moreless

              • Television:

                Huge Flat Screen HD TV in living room and tv's in two of the bedrooms...moreless

              • Toys
              • Video Library

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Ocean View:

                    Ocean view from upper deck. One block from beach...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

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

                  • Living Room:

                    Two very comfortable sofas, desk area, open floor plan...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    parking in front and rear of the home..plenty of room to also park a boat or jet ski trailer...moreless

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

                    Parking in front and back....moreless

                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided:

                    Thick fluffy towels...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    New...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Very well equipped...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Very well equipped...moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Very well equipped..all new appliances...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Bicycles:

                    4 bikes and kiddies bike trailer...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Deck in backyard with picnic table and grill. Upper deck with ocean views...moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Covered front porch with great ocean breeze...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Outside shower...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

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                  My Standard Rate
                  7 night min stay

                  $975 $2,900
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                  • After Stay Cleaning $125 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 10%

                  Notes:

                  Rates may increase for holidays such as Labor Day, Memorial Day, July 4th and Christmas holidays.

                  Nightly rate 160-175 Two week rate 1600-2000 Monthly rate 2900-3600


                  Cancellation policy:

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                  Last updated: 10/20/2014
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                  Location

                  The Mermaid Cottage is just one block from one of the most beautiful beaches on the East Coast. We are an easy 7 miles from the historic Downtown district, 5 miles to the famous St. Augustine Alligator Farm and Zip Line and 10 miles from Marineland.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2011

                  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. We live a sustainable lifestyle in our 100+ year old farmhouse in the mountains of Cashiers, NC.

                  Why the Owner Chose Crescent Beach:
                  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. We always dreamed of owning a beach house. We've spent many hours and dreams designing and redesigning the quintessential beach get-away. We believe that we have created that special place to retreat, relax and recharge....the perfect 'memory building' spot to share with family, grandchildren and friends. And we are happy to be sharing it with you and your family and pets.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  We love grabbing a beach chair and just walking the short distance to the beach ramp. The ramp is built over the dunes and we enjoy looking at the plantings and creatures that live in the dunes. 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. 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 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

                  • The quintessential beach cottage with upper sunning deck and fenced front yard.

                    The quintessential beach cottage with upper sunning deck and fenced front yard.

                  • Beautiful tropical landscaping

                    Beautiful tropical landscaping

                  • Pets love The Mermaid Cottage....and we love your pets.

                    Pets love The Mermaid Cottage....and we love your pets.

                  • Spacious backyard, lower deck and upper ocean view deck

                    Spacious backyard, lower deck and upper ocean view deck

                  • Fully equipped kitchen just in case you want to eat in

                    Fully equipped kitchen just in case you want to eat in

                  • Comfy open floor plan lives big.

                    Comfy open floor plan lives big.

                  • These twin beds are the most comfortable and they convert into a King bed.

                    These twin beds are the most comfortable and they convert into a King bed.

                  • Third bedroom....or 2nd master bedroom.  Very spacious & comfortable.

                    Third bedroom....or 2nd master bedroom. Very spacious & comfortable.

                  • Yep....this is still the third bedroom

                    Yep....this is still the third bedroom

                  • This is your beach...wide with lots of sugar fine white sand

                    This is your beach...wide with lots of sugar fine white sand

                  • Sunset at the Intra-coastal waterway public boat ramp...just one mile from you.

                    Sunset at the Intra-coastal waterway public boat ramp...just one mile from you.

                  • owners stained glass..do you see the Mermaid?

                    owners stained glass..do you see the Mermaid?

                  • You have arrived at the Mermaid Cottage!

                    You have arrived at the Mermaid Cottage!

                  • Relax or take a hammock nap on the covered front porch listening to the ocean

                    Relax or take a hammock nap on the covered front porch listening to the ocean

                  • Backyard deck for grilling, sunning, entertaining and relaxing.

                    Backyard deck for grilling, sunning, entertaining and relaxing.

                  • It's so 'beachy' and comfortabe

                    It's so 'beachy' and comfortabe

                  • Two comfortable uxury sofas for relaxing and enjoying the open living space

                    Two comfortable uxury sofas for relaxing and enjoying the open living space

                  • Pillow Top King Bed, black out drapes and the sound of the ocean....aaaahhh

                    Pillow Top King Bed, black out drapes and the sound of the ocean....aaaahhh

                  • Entry into third bedroom...could be an addition master bedroom

                    Entry into third bedroom...could be an addition master bedroom

                  • Lots off light...all bedroom drapes are blackout drapes for a great nights sleep

                    Lots off light...all bedroom drapes are blackout drapes for a great nights sleep

                  • Your beach access just steps from the cottage

                    Your beach access just steps from the cottage

                  • Sunrise at your beach

                    Sunrise at your beach

                  • Windswept Acres Beach Park...walking or biking distance

                    Windswept Acres Beach Park...walking or biking distance

                  • Lots of great art on the walls, in the windows and on the floors.  Enjoy!

                    Lots of great art on the walls, in the windows and on the floors. Enjoy!

                  VRBO #408813

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Monday, October 20, 2014

                  $975 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
                  • Calendar last updated 10/20/2014
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