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Casa Amelia II-- Our Beautifully Redone, Quiet Beach Hideaway

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Our light and airy living room has a new 51 inch flat screen HDTV.

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Last updated: 07/22/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7-30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Forest Ridge Village townhome description

Our Casa Amelia mirrors the beauty of spectacular Amelia Island, quiet, elegant, relaxing with miles and miles of world class beaches. We're only a few short minutes walk to the beach without the noise, commotion and high prices of beach front living. Casa Amelia is the perfect combination of virtual isolation while part of a lovely complex well-endowed with amenities and majestic, moss-laden life oak trees. Our beach access entrance has no parking space, virtually assuring that your own stretch of beach will be less crowded, even on holiday week-ends. Sometimes, it can literally be your private beach. .

We would love to welcome you to our hideaway. We bought Casa Amelia II in November 2011 and have been lovingly transforming it into our own little haven. Be among the first to stay there. Casa Ameila is a two story townhouse, the largest floor plan in the complex, 1500+ square feet with decks. But it is also PERFECT for folks who prefer no stairs. We are in the back, hidden from view, and from traffic, and noise, and commotion, and trash pickup and bikeriders, etc. . The boardwalk to our door from the parking is flat: only two small, separated steps and you are in the house. The large master bedroom with cathedral ceiling and completely redone, divided bath and walk in closet are on the ground floor, as are the almost 300 sq foot deck, dining area and sparkling kitchen. No need to climb the carpeted stairs, where the kids, etc. will enjoy two other cathedral ceilinged, carpeted bedrooms, a full bath and a walk in closet. Our huge deck shares, with only our one neighbor, the unique advantage of steps down to our own grassy back yard, isolated from the rest of the complex. Treed view, quiet, no traffic, perfect for kids to frolick and play, undisturbed. Ideal to relax in the sun, in private. The perfect antidote to the hustle and bustle of beach life. A quiet, alluring oasis.

Our Casa Amelia has a brand new kitchen, with lots of high end cabinets and granite counter tops. Since Casa Amelia will serve as our home away, the kitchen is fully and fancily equipped. The new bamboo floors are soft under the feet, yet, like hard tile, easy to care for. The new bathroom sports a nonslip tile floor and a fabulous new vanity complex, also with a granite counter. Fresh paint, new recessed lighting and upscale furniture complete the picture. We are confident you will love our home.

Casa Amelia II is ready for the beach, with beach cart and all that's needed to fill it up. A rolling cooler adds to the convenience. We have beach chairs, beach umbrellas, lots of beach towels, toys, even older tennis rackets to try out the courts. Be sure to bring the leash for your dog to walk along the beach and cruise the treed lined complex. Be sure you always pick up after him, as well.


Fernandina Beach is a splendid little town of early Spanish origin (second oldest after St Augustine) and massive Victorian revival. The first Florida railroad (Fernandina Beach to Cedar Key on the Florida west coast) and the natural deep water harbor made Fernandia Beach a Victorian boom town. The oldest still active Florida inn and Florida saloon still grace the resort-like town. Wonderful Victorian houses add elegance and charm. As the father of modern shrimp fishing, Fernandina Beach still sports shrimp trawelers and the best fresh shrimp in the world. Enjoy Fort Clinch, our civil war fort and nature complex, with its history re-enactors, its hidden beaches and miles and miles of bike and hiking paths. Go kayaking on our many streams and inlets. Visit the nature sanctuaries. And the bustling city of Jacsonville is only 45 minutes away; only 30 minutes to our user-friendly international airport. . For golfers, the opportunities are endless. Visit our Rizt Carlton for a night of lounge dancing or sipping by the bonfire. Our restaurants, some within wakling distance, are exceptional. Many people make Amelia Island their permanent vacation destination and ultimate retirement dream. Maybe you will too.

Our Fernandina Beach vacation rental permit number is 3520, which authorizes short term rentals of one week or more.

Property Type

  • Townhome
  • 1250 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Bedroom 3

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              • Convertible bed(s)

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              • King size beds (1) Wonderful, large master with king sized bed and temprapetic covering for mattress. extra sheets and pollows. Opens to large deck and down to yard., Queen size Beds (1) Queen in second, upstairs bedroom, carpeting, two bright windows (on two sides). Sunny and cozy. New curtains match bedspread, and go over blinds to keep out light., Twin or Single Beds (1) Twin beds in third bedroom, fancy, fanciful. also has closet. Shares upstairs bath., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Comfortable sleep sofa in the living room. Access to master bath without entering bedroom. Works great....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Seating for 6 people

              Amenities

              • Linens Provided:

                Extra sheets, lots of pillows, comforters. Large, fulffy beachtowels supplement regular towel supply. Everything ready to go!...moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                Full house heating/airconditioning heat pump. Dogs love floor vents....moreless

              • Parking:

                reserved outdoor space in front. Lots of visitors spaces for guests...moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Lots of towels and lots of beach towels...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                w/d in unit...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Living Room
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Entertainment

              • Video Library:

                There are some videos available and a video player. But beach amenities abound. We have a beach cart that carries coolers, chairs, toys, etc. We have various folding chairs for the yard or beach, beach umbrellas, lots of beach towels, beach toys, and older tennis rackets for the casual player. Come and enjoy...moreless

              • Television:

                new 51 inch flat screen HD TV in living room,. Flat screen TV's also in master bedroom and queen bedroom upstairs....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                all programing cable TV package. WIFI internet free....moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Books

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                local phone line with free US and Canada calls...moreless

              • Internet:

                High speed internet and wifi free...moreless

              Pool & Spa

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    large deck with stairs to virtually private grass 'yard' , with access doors from living room and master bedroom ...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    grilling area with grills/tables in complex illegal to grill on patio...moreless

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Activities

                  • Library
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Kayaking
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Hiking
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Surfing
                  • Boating
                  • Cycling
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Water Parks
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Restaurants
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Walking
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shelling
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Fishing
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  summer rates
                  May 1 - Sep 15, 2014
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,000
                  My Standard Rate
                  30 night min stay

                  $1,600
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Pet Fee $50
                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  Request $200 deposit to hold date. Remainder and $200 security deposit due upon arrival.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                  Last updated: 07/22/2014
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                  Location

                  25 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Jacksonville International airport (JAX)
                  12 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  I95
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Amelia Island Gold

                  Car: Recommended

                  Fernandina Beach is a watersport haven, as well as golf paradise. Also excellent sightseeing opportunities, restaurants and shopping.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2011

                  About the owner: My husband and I are retired Foreign Service Officers, who lived and worked in US Embassies/Consulates in South Africe, Germany, Panama, Belgium and Guatemala, as well as 10 years in Washington DC. We have a cruising catamaran sailboat docked at our home in Yulee Florida, just about 5 miles from our Casa Amelia. We chose the Amelia Island area for our retirment for its tranquililty, beauty, wonderful water recreation, and small, vibrant town with involved people who keep it jumping. It is a magnificant place to visit, vacation, and, of course, to live. Our townhome reflects some of our travels and souvenirs, with African and Guatemalan art, etc. It is more 'us' than a decorator-designed interior.

                  Why the Owner Chose Forest Ridge Village:
                  We have lived in the area for 10 years, in the large, river front home we built. It is now too large, and on the market. Our plan in buying this wonderful townhouse is to make it our permanent, part time home once our house sells. We also have a small house in Antigua Guatemala (the original Casa Amelia), vrbo property VRBO# 248999 if interested in a truly exotic vacation experience. We will spend more time there as well. And travel is our avocation.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Townhome:
                  This townhouse is a great combination of beach cottage and quiet private preserve. The easy, flat access, downstairs master suite, and hidden away, virtually private yard and all treed views were the reasons that we jumped on the opportunity to own this home. It is a quiet, restful, tucked away place in a delightfully treed complex with outstanding amenities. The complex had a multi-million dollar refurbishing on the outside about two years ago, and shines, wonderfully maintained and gardened. Everything is ship shape and attractive. You will be surprised at how pristine it is; we were.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: french, german, spanish, english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Our light and airy living room has a new 51 inch flat screen HDTV.

                    Our light and airy living room has a new 51 inch flat screen HDTV.

                  • Enjoy dinner, or just relax on the patio

                    Enjoy dinner, or just relax on the patio

                  • Our king bed with temprapedic cover is enticing; stroll out to the large patio

                    Our king bed with temprapedic cover is enticing; stroll out to the large patio

                  • New cabinets, granite and eating bar/desk make an efficient kitchen! Treed view

                    New cabinets, granite and eating bar/desk make an efficient kitchen! Treed view

                  • Lots of light nto the kitchen

                    Lots of light nto the kitchen

                  • Relax, also a sleep sofa.

                    Relax, also a sleep sofa.

                  • Queen bed, two windows, light and sun, peaked ceiling, walk in closet, upstairs

                    Queen bed, two windows, light and sun, peaked ceiling, walk in closet, upstairs

                  • Welcome

                    Welcome

                  • Our private yard, down the patio steps. Edge of complex, treed view

                    Our private yard, down the patio steps. Edge of complex, treed view

                  • Swimming pool, across from condo, relax, enjoy after hot day at the beach

                    Swimming pool, across from condo, relax, enjoy after hot day at the beach

                  • majestic live oaks dwarf buildings. wooden jungle gym area, barbeque area too

                    majestic live oaks dwarf buildings. wooden jungle gym area, barbeque area too

                  • Lovely reflecting lake by the swimming pool

                    Lovely reflecting lake by the swimming pool

                  • Our gorgeous beach, boardwalk over dunes. dogs allowed, walk for miles, relax

                    Our gorgeous beach, boardwalk over dunes. dogs allowed, walk for miles, relax

                  • Imagine the family nestled around the table

                    Imagine the family nestled around the table

                  • Split master bath lets two use comfortably. Non slip tile, lots of storage

                    Split master bath lets two use comfortably. Non slip tile, lots of storage

                  • Efficient, well equipped kitchen

                    Efficient, well equipped kitchen

                  • Our chinese screen graces the dining area, convenient yet separate; treed view

                    Our chinese screen graces the dining area, convenient yet separate; treed view

                  • Our shiny, new 51 inch HDTV

                    Our shiny, new 51 inch HDTV

                  • Fun, cozy room across from bath, treed view of our yard, carpeted, closet, quiet

                    Fun, cozy room across from bath, treed view of our yard, carpeted, closet, quiet

                  • Guatemalan table and village life water color adorn the entry. stairs at right

                    Guatemalan table and village life water color adorn the entry. stairs at right

                  • Living room/dining room view into our back yard. Back of upscale housing area.

                    Living room/dining room view into our back yard. Back of upscale housing area.

                  • Tennis anyone? two new courts, not so new rackets in condo, steps from condo

                    Tennis anyone? two new courts, not so new rackets in condo, steps from condo

                  • Trees give cool, relaxed feeling to complex. Great to walk dogs, stroll, bike

                    Trees give cool, relaxed feeling to complex. Great to walk dogs, stroll, bike

                  • Wonderful children's playground!

                    Wonderful children's playground!

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                  Date last modified - Monday, June 16, 2014

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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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