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The Sand Castle! Big Beach House Perfect Location Great Price!

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Great Family Beach House Sleeps up to 21!

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Last updated: 12/13/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
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Best Beach House! Best Price! Perfect Location! Bottomline, The Sand Castle is a large multi family beach house, by St. Augustine's most beautiful beach, affordably priced, walking distance to restaurants/entertainment, 10 minutes from the Historic District. It doesn't get any better than this. (CONTACT US for website link with more photos/information.)

PRICED RIGHT, OUR PRICES INCLUDE 10% LODGING/SALES TAX AND CLEANING! NO HIDDEN FEES, TAXES OR UPCHARGES! NO SURPRISES! IT DOESN'T GET ANY BETTER THAN THIS!

Our guests love our location, price and size. Located 2nd house from oceanfront, at beach end of a quiet, sandy lane, in the heart of St. Augustine Beach, The Sand Castle is one of the largest houses in the area and perfect for big families.(see map) With zero traffic, The Sand Castle is also one of the few rentals by the PEDESTRIAN beach (forbids vehicles unlike the driving beach) making it much safer for children.

IMPORTANT: St. Augustine Beach is the most desirable beach in all of North Florida. Not all beaches are the same so be sure to ask to see a map before you rent.

Our guests also love The Sand Castle's price!

Eight bedroom areas (nine if you count the futon in game area), 4.5 baths, two kitchen areas, living area, game area, den, oceanview balcony and deck make The Sand Castle perfect for those large family reunions or friend get-togethers. This family friendly beach house has six conventional bedrooms (3 kings, 2 queens, a twin bedroom), studio and den bedroom areas (sofa beds and privacy doors), a sofa bed in living room, large single sofa and double futon with superior mattress in game area.

The Sand Castle also has the best ocean access in St. Augustine Beach. St. Augustine Beach is very wide with beautiful, wide drifts of soft, white sand so the town built a handful of wooden walkways that extend over the softest sand to make it easier to reach the ocean. The Sand Castle has dual access from both the front and back sides of the house. You can either walk across the sand from one side of the house or use the walkover to get to the water from the other side, giving the Sand Castle the absolute best ocean access.

Surfboard, kayak and bicycle rental 25 steps away! There are numerous restaurants within a block of the house including an outdoor one with a pool for the use of its customers. Have a drink and watch the kids swim! Only blocks from the pier, volleyball and tennis courts and 10 minutes from the Historic District. This location can't be beat. This is old Florida at its best and you will love it!

First Floor: The unique design of The Sand Castle offers a ground floor with no steps/stairs (perfect for elderly or multi families) which consists of a studio bedroom (with sleeper sofa), an oversized king bedroom, bathroom and garage/game area. This part of the house has its own entrance and can be closed or opened into the rest of the house. The studio is equipped with small dining/kitchen area (stovetop, microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker, etc.), a sleeper sofa, TV and DVD player. Designed with a privacy door, the studio can be used as a sitting room or separate bedroom. The oversized king bedroom also has a large sofa suitable for sleeping. There is a full bathroom (no tub which is difficult for elderly to step over). Access to the bathroom is via the king bedroom or garage/game area.

The garage/game area is carpeted, heated and air conditioned. It has a game table, TV and double bed futon with superior mattress. A privacy screen is provided for those guests that choose to sleep there. The second floor and remaining living area is accessed by a door from the garage/game area. The second floor can also be accessed from outside via a private entrance.

Second Floor: The second floor living area is comprised of an open plan living, dining and kitchen area. The fully equipped kitchen includes, microwave, stove, blender, refrigerator, coffeemaker, etc. The dining table has additional leaves and seating if needed. There is a half bath located off the living area as well as a washer and dryer. The living area includes a TV, DVD player and large L-shaped sofa with sleeper. Through an adjoining door is the den bedroom (with sleeper sofa), TV and DVD player. This room has a privacy door and can be used as a sitting room or as another bedroom. (Due to furniture/remodeling delay, den cannot be used as bedroom until January 2010). A full bath with shower/tub adjoins the den. The king bedroom is accessed from the den and includes king bed, TV and ocean view. The ocean view balcony is also accessed from the den.

Third Floor: The third floor has four bedrooms, two full bathrooms and the ocean view deck. Bedroom one has a king bed and beautiful ocean view. Bedrooms two and three have queen beds (one with ocean view) and bedroom 4 has twin beds. Hear the ocean roar (and sometimes music) from the ocean view deck.

Parking/Other Amenities: Because The Sand Castle can also be accessed by the back alley, parking is available on both sides of the house and can accommodate up to 7 vehicles. There are also entrances on both sides of the building. We provide all linen including beach towels as well as beach chairs, beach umbrellas and beach toys for the children. There is also an outdoor shower and barbeque grill for the use of our guests.

This is a great beach house in a great location!

Ten minutes from historic downtown St. Augustine, it is the perfect Florida vacation location. Restaurants, entertainment within 2 blocks (see our website). 30 minutes to World Golf Village, 45 minutes to Daytona and just 90 minutes to Disney World!

Pets are NOT allowed. No smoking.
3 night minimum for nightly rentals.
Weekly only May 23-August 17, Saturday-Saturday

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Due to strict local ordinances we cannot rent to groups of students under 25 years of age....moreless

              • Children Welcome:

                Children's beach toys provided....moreless

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 21, Beds for 12-21

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Bedroom 3

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              • Bedroom 4

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              • Bedroom 5

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              • Bedroom 6

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              • Bedroom 7

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              • Bedroom 8

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              • Convertible bed(s)

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              • King size beds (3) There are three bedrooms with king beds, one on each floor, two with oceanview., Queen size Beds (2) There are two bedrooms with queen beds, one with ocean view., Twin or Single Beds (2) There is one bedroom with twin beds on the third floor and an oversized sofa on first floor suitable for sleeping., Baby Cribs (1) A portable bed, pack n play is available., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) There are two sofa beds and a futon with superior mattress....moreless

              Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Three King-size Beds, Two Queen-size Beds, Twin Room with Two Single Beds, Sofa Bed, Double Bed Futon with Superior Mattress...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    (7) There are seven televisions, all with cable....moreless

                  • Television
                  • Video Library:

                    We have several DVDs available for our guests use....moreless

                  Theme

                  • Family
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Cinemas
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

                      • Groceries

                      Leisure Activities

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

                      Location Type

                      • Beach
                      • Beach View
                      • Ocean View

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Kayaking
                      • Parasailing
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Sailing
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Surfing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      General

                      • Air Conditioning:

                        The house has central air conditioning with three thermostats which can be set individually for each floor....moreless

                      • Broadband Access
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Linens Provided:

                        All linens including beach towels are included....moreless

                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Parking Off Street:

                        Parking is available on both sides of the building and can accommodate up to 7 vehicles....moreless

                      • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                      • Telephone:

                        (3)...moreless

                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine:

                        Washer and dryer are located on the second floor....moreless

                      • Wireless Internet

                      Kitchen

                      • 4 Ring Stove
                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Cooking Utensils

                      Outside

                      • Balcony
                      • Beach Chairs
                      • Beach Towels
                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Terrace
                      • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                      • Wood Deck

                      Payment Type

                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Low Season
                      Nov 1 - Feb 28
                      3 night min stay
                      $575
                      $2,940
                      Mid Season
                      Mar 1 - May 22, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $650
                      $3,400
                      High Season
                      May 23 - Aug 14, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $3,950
                      Mid Season
                      Aug 15 - Oct 31, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      $650
                      $3,400
                      My Standard Rate
                      3 night min stay
                      $525
                      $2,653

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees and Rental Conditions:

                      • Property Damage Protection $49
                      • Taxes Included

                      Notes:

                      PRICES INCLUDE 10% LODGING/SALES TAX AND CLEANING! NO HIDDEN FEES, UPCHARGES OR TAXES! NO SURPRISES!

                      Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, weekly only, $3950,

                      New Year's, Labor Day and all national Holidays, $750 nightly, 3 night min

                      Payment in full required for prices shown. Add 5% if paying in two installments

                      $49 security deposit insurance payable to VRBO in lieu of cash security


                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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                      Last updated: 12/13/2014
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                      Location

                      60 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      40 Metres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      5 Metres
                      Nearest Golf
                      7 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      40 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      15 Metres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Beach

                      Nation's oldest city, you never run out of things to do here! Oldest Schoolhouse, Oldest Jail, Oldest Fort (Castillo), Fort Matanzas, Ripley's Believe It or Not, Potter's Wax Museum, St, George Street, Flagler College, Marineland, Alligator Farm, Lightner Museum, Augustine Lighthouse and Museum, Lunch & Dinner Cruises, list is endless!!

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2006

                      About the owner: The Sand Castle is owned by the Lewis family. Third generation Florida natives, we have loved the St. Augustine area for many years and chose to buy a beach house there in 2006. Our extended family often travels together staying in vacation rentals and we chose this house and outfitted it with all the amenities a large family or group of friends will need.

                      Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
                      We bought The Sand Castle due to its location by the pedestrian beach which is much safer for children. Most of St, Augustine Beach is a driving beach except the few blocks which forbids vehicles. The beach is beautiful and wide, with white sand like powder. We also like its proximity to restaurants, surboard and bicycle rental which are within a block of the house.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      The Sand Castle can accommodate guests of all ages, has two kitchen areas and lots of different spaces for people to gather. It can accommodate up to 21 guests while at the same time provides addional spaces for privacy. Located in the heart of St. Augustine Beach, it is only 10 minutes from the Historic District and other tourist spots.


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                      Speaks: english

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                      Photos

                      • Great Family Beach House Sleeps up to 21!

                        Great Family Beach House Sleeps up to 21!

                      • Cute, Comfortable, 2nd Floor Living Area with sofa bed

                        Cute, Comfortable, 2nd Floor Living Area with sofa bed

                      • Dining Table seats 6-12 with table extensions and additional chairs.

                        Dining Table seats 6-12 with table extensions and additional chairs.

                      • 2nd Floor Half Bath

                        2nd Floor Half Bath

                      • Full Bathroom, 2nd Floor

                        Full Bathroom, 2nd Floor

                      • Full Bathroom, 3rd Floor

                        Full Bathroom, 3rd Floor

                      • 3rd Floor Twin Bedroom

                        3rd Floor Twin Bedroom

                      • 3rd Floor Queen Bedroom

                        3rd Floor Queen Bedroom

                      • 3rd Floor Deck

                        3rd Floor Deck

                      • 1st floor studio kitchen and dining area!

                        1st floor studio kitchen and dining area!

                      • 1st Floor King Bedroom with Oversize Sofa

                        1st Floor King Bedroom with Oversize Sofa

                      • Back View of House

                        Back View of House

                      • Pedestrian Beach!  No Vehicles Allowed!

                        Pedestrian Beach! No Vehicles Allowed!

                      • Open Living Plan

                        Open Living Plan

                      • 2nd Floor Den with Sofa Bed

                        2nd Floor Den with Sofa Bed

                      • 2nd Floor King Bedroom

                        2nd Floor King Bedroom

                      • King Bedroom, 3rd Floor

                        King Bedroom, 3rd Floor

                      • Queen Bedroom, 3rd Floor

                        Queen Bedroom, 3rd Floor

                      • Full Bathroom, 3rd Floor

                        Full Bathroom, 3rd Floor

                      • Third Floor Deck

                        Third Floor Deck

                      • 1st Floor Studio with Sofa Bed

                        1st Floor Studio with Sofa Bed

                      • 1st Floor Sitting Area with Superior Futon Sleeps Two!

                        1st Floor Sitting Area with Superior Futon Sleeps Two!

                      • 1st Floor Full Bathroom

                        1st Floor Full Bathroom

                      • Classic old Florida family beach! Sandy deadend lane! No highrises here!

                        Classic old Florida family beach! Sandy deadend lane! No highrises here!

                      VRBO #85909

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                      Date last modified - Wednesday, December 24, 2014

                      $525 - $650 per night (USD)
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                      8 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 21

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