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Last updated: 08/24/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7-60 nights
  • Internet:Yes
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Forest Ridge Village condo description

Relax on Amelia Island, Florida in our beautifully renovated 3 bed, 2 bath villa nestled among sprawling oaks , tropical palms and fountain ponds just outside your door. Just steps to the pool or take the beach cart and chairs for your short walk to the beach.

The complex is very family friendly with lots of green space and shaded playground. Our kids love feeding turtles in the ponds and riding bikes here. This villa is in 'Top Shelf' condition!

4 Star interior includes cool tile throughout 1st floor and quiet carpet on second.
-Master BR on main with queen canopy bed, BR 2 twin beds, use the 3rd bedroom as second den with TV or pull out the futon to sleep 2 more.
-Gourmet kitchen includes hickory cabinets, granite counters and Jenn-Air downdraft range.
-All new master bath with custom tile, solid surface vanity and new fixtures.
-Spacious private patio deck joins master bedroom and living area with steps to grassy back yard.

The quaint brick streets of historic Fernandina Beach are just a short drive away. Tucked in the side streets are some of the best restaurants, shops and galleries on the island. 10 minutes to drive to Amelia Island Plantation and Ritz. *****SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE INTERIOR PICTURES******

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25 years of age...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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          • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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          • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Futon in 3rd bedroom with TV....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Spotless Master BA upgrade with cast iron tub and full tile surround to ceiling. Grab rail and corner wire shelving...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Beach chairs and cart, Reserved parking, Pool and Tennis only steps away (shared), NO SMOKING / ask about pets...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Master and Living Room Digital cable...moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Waterfront:

                    Fountain pond just out the front door....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Glass top table seats 4 and island bar seat 2...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    3 Speed premium HVAC System new in 2010....moreless

                  • Broadband Access:

                    High Speed DSL Internet Service, Password Protected...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Privately located in the unit...moreless

                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    Recliner...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    1 reserved with additional readily available...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    One Reserved space plus additional unreserved spaces....moreless

                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided:

                    4 beach Towels provided....moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Privately located in the unit....moreless

                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Everything you could want...moreless

                  • Dishwasher:

                    Delux Whirlpool...moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    Granite counters, solid hickory cabinets...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven:

                    Deluxe Jenn-Air...moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    Salt, Pepper, Olive Oil, Alum. Foil/wrap, Baggies, Vinegar, other items replaced by guests....moreless

                  Outside

                  • Balcony
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Seating for 6 plus round dining table and chaise ...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Good selection from municipal to resort...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Tennis:

                    2 hard courts in good shape just across driveway...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        Property guests only, pool just across driveway...moreless

                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 15 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Snowbird Special
                      Jan 2 - Mar 31, 2015
                      60 night min stay

                      $2,100
                      Summer
                      May 16 - Sep 19, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $1,050
                      My Standard Rate
                      7 night min stay

                      $995 $2,400

                      Changeover Day: Saturday

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

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Property Damage Protection $49
                      • Cleaning/Inspection Fee $85
                      • Tax Rate 11%

                      Notes:

                      Reservations booked by phone!

                      Accommodating you is my pleasure and I work to make it easy for you.


                      Cancellation policy:

                      Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                      Location

                      • Brett's Waterway Cafe Incorporated

                        "Everyone quickly finds this spot right on the main city harbor. Wonderful setting but bette..."

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                      • Fort Clinch State Park

                        "A Florida State Park, Fort Clinch is perched at the mouth of the St. Mary's River, This neve..."

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                      • The Crab Trap

                        "Plan on sloooooow service and marginal food."

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                      • Fernandina Beach Golf Club

                        "Course improvements have been completed in recent years. Excellent value and convenient loca..."

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                      • T-Rays Burger Station

                        "Okay, so you're looking for a hole in the wall with great food. Well this is the definition ..."

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                      • Espana Restaurant & Tapas

                        "Can't say enough wonderful things about my good friends, owners Roberto and Marina at Espana..."

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                      • Forest Ridge Village Entrance

                      • Historic Fernandina

                        "Very cool and quaint Historic buildings. Great food and shopping abound."

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                      • Sliders Seaside Grill

                        "Newly renovated in 2013 with the opening of the second floor, Sliders is one of the very few..."

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                      • Amelia River Cruises & Charters

                        "We love this cruise. The captain provides interesting history about Fernandina Beach and th..."

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                      • Vehicle Beach Access

                      • Fantastic Fudge

                      • Saturday Farmer's Market

                      • Sandy Bottoms

                      • The Ritz-Carlton at Amelia Island

                      • Cafe Karibo

                      • The Surf

                        "Everyone goes to The Surf where life is good. Eat on the deck and enjoy live entertainment,..."

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                      • Kelley's Courtyard Cafe

                        "Cute as a button, this tiny courtyard restaurant is relaxing and serves tasty food. Great s..."

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                      • Amelia Island Yacht Basin

                      • Jack & Diane's

                        "Huge menu with completely unique dishes and great service. Jack and Diane's is becoming one..."

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                      • Island Falls Adventure Golf

                        "Fun, unique layout, challenge even scratch golfers. My boys and I love this place. Turn in ..."

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                      • Florida House Inn and Restaurant

                        "Jazz nights and large courtyard dining demand a visit to Florida's oldest operating hotel."

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                      • Publix Super Market at Island Walk Shopping Center

                        "Large store with nice selection. Friendly and clean. 5 minutes from condo."

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                      • Moon River Pizza

                        "Great pizza and hip surroundings just off the beaten path."

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                      • Espana Restaurant of Amelia Island

                        "With the help top shelf servers, Roberto and Marina offer some of the best dishes on Amelia ..."

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                      • Beach Access #24

                      • Eagans Creek Greenway

                      • Peters Point Beachfront Park

                        "Large parking area, bathrooms and covered picnic table. Vehicle access to beach, 4 wheel dr..."

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                      • Dairy Queen

                        "Clean, well run franchise. Seating area with many books and magazines for patrons."

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                      • Singleton's Seafood Shack

                        "A hole in the wall right on the docks. None like it."

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                      • Carmike 7 Movie Theater

                      • Walmart / Winn Dixie Shopping Center

                      • Mayport Ferry

                        "Easy access across the St. John's river to Singleton's Seafood, just 20 minutes south along ..."

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                      • North Hampton Golf Club by Arnold Palmer

                        "Public / Much nicer than Fernandina Beach for the same price. One of my favorite courses in..."

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                      • Putt Putt at Main Beach

                        "Near sandy Bottoms at public access."

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                      24.65 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      JAX Int'l 33 mins (Fernandina Beach Airport 2 mi)
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Sliders
                      15 Miles
                      Nearest Ferry
                      Mayport
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      City of Fernandina Beach Golf Course
                      17 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      I-95 (A1A 1 block)
                      0.5 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      'The Surf'
                      0.25 Miles
                      Nearest Beach
                      Amelia Island

                      Beautiful Beaches, Historic Fort Clinch State Park, Talbot Island State Park and the Famous Wild Horses of Cumberland Island National Sea Shore(catch the tour boat at the harbor)

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2004

                      About the owner: Originally from West Virginia, I now reside in GA with my 2 teenage sons. We looked in several areas of Florida and found just the right spot. My experience as a remodeling contractor allowed me to take on the major renovation needed to bring my beach villa/condo back to life. I hope you feel right at home here as do my boys and I. I have always loved the beach since my first visit to Daytona at 2 years old, and the euphoria of hang gliding on the dunes at Nags Head at 14. Something about the ocean and beach renew my spirit. My favorite time is from 5PM till dusk, when sunbathers and beachcombers begin the exodus, leaving me to my own private ocean. Warm sand, cool breeze, lapping waves, setting sun, and the good lord above, calm my soul. '...every little thing gonna be alright' -Bob Marlie

                      Why the Owner Chose Forest Ridge Village:
                      We love the quiet beaches and tranquil setting beneath old growth live oaks of the maritime forest. What really impressed me is the friendly nature of the local residents and business owners. This area is rich in history, from the days of swashbuckling buccaneers anchored in the harbor and Historic Civil War era Fort Clinch to the wild horses of Cumberland Island, still roaming the beaches centuries after the Spanish Conquistadors abandoned them. Fernandina Beach competes with St. Augustine for bragging rights, each claiming to be 'the' oldest in the US. While St. Augustine was the economic and political capital for the Spanish King, Fernandina Beach was the hideout for black market operatives and thieving pirates who traveled up the St. Mary's River to avoid Spanish Authorities

                      The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                      We love the private yard off the large back deck and the fountain pond out front. Our buildings convenient proximity to the pool is great when it's time for lunch, snack or drink. Our kids ride bikes and go to the playground in a safe setting. Now that they are teens, going to the beach solo or back to the condo is a breeze without worry about traffic or crowds.


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                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • Sand, Surf and Sun

                        Sand, Surf and Sun

                      • Tropical Setting

                        Tropical Setting

                      • Master Bedroom on first floor with queen bed

                        Master Bedroom on first floor with queen bed

                      • The Golden Rule

                        The Golden Rule

                      • Entry Foyer to Living Room, Vanity and Laundry through door on right

                        Entry Foyer to Living Room, Vanity and Laundry through door on right

                      • 2010

                        2010

                      • Bedroom 3 shown with futon bed

                        Bedroom 3 shown with futon bed

                      • Master Bath vanity on first floor

                        Master Bath vanity on first floor

                      • Quaint City of Fernandina Beach during 'ShrimpFest'

                        Quaint City of Fernandina Beach during 'ShrimpFest'

                      • Careful, he tells all!

                        Careful, he tells all!

                      • Living Room

                        Living Room

                      • Kitchen and Dining seats 2 at island bar

                        Kitchen and Dining seats 2 at island bar

                      • Bedroom 2 twins

                        Bedroom 2 twins

                      • View from private entry toward office/pool/clubhouse seen in upper right

                        View from private entry toward office/pool/clubhouse seen in upper right

                      • Bedroom 3/ shown as den

                        Bedroom 3/ shown as den

                      • Private patio deck joins master and living room, seats 4 at table.

                        Private patio deck joins master and living room, seats 4 at table.

                      • Pool entrance and Tennis Just out the door

                        Pool entrance and Tennis Just out the door

                      • Master on first off living room.

                        Master on first off living room.

                      • Sushi anyone?

                        Sushi anyone?

                      VRBO #69258

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                      Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                      $490 - $1,050 per week (USD)
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                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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                      Member since: 2005
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 08/24/2014
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