Upscale Oceanfront with Spectacular Views, Minutes from St. Augustine

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Ocean side of Winter's Past


Last updated: 11/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

'Winter's Past,” an oceanfront rental home, offers a calm and restful vacation on the beach and is within minutes of a wide variety of activities in historic St. Augustine, upscale Ponte Vedra, and World Golf Village.

Dog and people friendly, upscale yet warm and inviting, “Winter’s Past” has a private beach walk and spectacular views of the ocean, Guana Park, sunrises, and sunsets. (Only dogs).

Privileges at Serenata Beach Club for the week are a minimal cost - family swimming, heated pool, fitness center, Jacuzzi, lots of children's activities and dining. This membership also includes golf privileges at Marsh Landing Country Club

For more information, including availability, floor plan and a virtual tour, please email us.

No Smoking, please.

Hurricane Policy: This part of Florida historically has fewer hurricanes than almost anywhere else. Please continue within web site for further policy information.

Amenities: Gas fireplace, phones with free US long distance, Air-Conditioning, Comcast cable TVs in 3 bedrooms plus large screen TV in great room, DVD, Stereo, CD Player, Full Kitchen, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Ice Maker, Cooking Utensils provided, Linens provided, Washer & Dryer, 2 car garage, Gas Grill, Wireless.

Family swimming pool, heated pool, Jacuzzi, and fitness room amenities are available at the oceanfront Serenata Beach Club for a minimal cost for the week. Just 1.5 miles from Winter's Past by car or by walking on the beach. This is a lovely upscale club with wonderful dining and lots of children's activities - if it's a rainy day, or just too steamy to be on the beach, your family can head into the club for the day. The shower area has all the personal items you might need - razor, soap, shampoo. Google 'Winter's Past' for a virtual tour of this fabulous home and google 'Serenata Beach Club' to preview what they have to offer.

Activities: Minutes to hiking, golf, tennis, fishing, boating, sailing, moonlight cruise, shopping, eco-tourism, historic sites..
Privileges to Serenata Beach Club, 1.5 miles from the beach house - pools, fine dining, bars, fitness center, locker rooms, gym facilities, kids activities.

Area: Minutes to historic St. Augustine, TPC, Sawgrass, MarineLand (swim with the dolphins), World Golf Village with IMAX theatre, Guana State Park, and Mayo Clinic. 45 minutes to Jacksonville, Two hours to Orlando with all its many attractions. One hour to Daytona Beach.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Guest House
  • Guest House


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome:

    Our home is ideal for families with children...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs only....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 3 twin/ single, 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Bunk bed plus single...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Day bed trundle (2 singles)...moreless

  • # 1 Master bedroom (sleeps 2) with king size bed is on upper floor, the same level as oceanside deck, kitchen, living and dining areas, with cable TV #2 Bedroom (sleeps 2) with queen is on ground level, with cable TV #3 Bedroom (sleeps 3)has a bunkbed and a single and is located on ground level; TV without cable but with VCR #4 Bedroom (sleeps 2)has a trundle bed (two singles) and is located on middle level, the same level as the main entrance, with cable TV Living room has a love seat sofa-bed (sleeps 1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Sep. tub & shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • Adult pool, heated family pool, and wading pool and spa are available via optional guest membership at the Serenata Beach Club. This wonderful club also offers a fitness center, indoor and outdoor fine dining and bars, snack bar, locker rooms with showers, supervised activities for children in the summer and other special activities as listed in their event calendar. Google Serenata Beach Club or Winter' Past for more information....moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console:

    PlayStation ...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Our videos are mostly for kids...moreless


  • Family


  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beachfront:

    Beachfront with private deck and steps over the dune, just 50 feet to the beach...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Directly on the ocean with sandy beach, great for swimming, surfing, and surf fishing....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    This is a private oceanfront home with a private boardwalk and steps to the beach....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Arrival Day

  • Saturday


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance:

    Free long distance in US, however all toll calls are disabled...moreless

  • Garage:

    2 car garage with remote opener...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street:

    In addition to the two cars in the garage, there is enough room in the driveway for two more without restricting access to the garage....moreless

  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet:

    Private wireless internet...moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Private oceanside balcony with spectacular views; wonderful for outdoor dining...moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Available to our guests with tenant membership at the Serenata Beach Club; 1.5 miles south by road or by walking on the beach...moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Hot Tub


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from 17 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 2 - Mar 25, 2016
3 night min stay
$500 $500
Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,800 $7,500
Mar 26 - May 27, 2016
3 night min stay
$500 $600
Fri, Sat, Sun
$2,940 $7,500
May 28 - Aug 20, 2016
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$500 $600
Fri, Sat, Sun
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Tax Rate 10.5%


Normal weekly or mult-week rental periods begin on one Saturday at 3:00 PM and end on another at 10:00 AM. We don't do weekend rentals in the summer and only book weekends if we have availability in the next three weeks. Until a reservation deposit has been received, our rates are subject to change

$500 per week reservation deposit required to hold dates.

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Last updated: 11/30/2015
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Car: Necessary

Private oceanfront home. Six miles north of St. Augustine, you can stay as active as you like, or sit and enjoy beautiful views of ocean, beach, and state park. Private boardwalk to beach has seating area perfect for reading and watching sunrises and even the sunsets.

Golf: Marsh Landing Golf & Country Club privileges may be available via Serenata Beach Club option. Please call for more information


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: We moved to the Jacksonville area in 2001 after too many winters in the Main Line area of Philadelphia. We couldn't be happier with the decision about moving.

Why the Owner Chose South Ponte Vedra Beach:
Winter's Past is our second home and we enjoy sharing it with families who treat it as their own home. We do not manage any other properties.

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Speaks: english



  • Ocean side of Winter's Past

    Ocean side of Winter's Past

  • Wonderful sunny nook

    Wonderful sunny nook

  • Welcome to Winter's Past

    Welcome to Winter's Past

  • Private steps to beach

    Private steps to beach

  • View from breakfast nook

    View from breakfast nook

  • Private walkway to beach

    Private walkway to beach

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Oceanside deck

    Oceanside deck

  • Ocean view from private deck

    Ocean view from private deck

  • Kitchen


VRBO #48922

This listing was first published here in 2004.

Date last modified - Monday, November 30, 2015

Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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