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Let us cure your winter blues, we are on the beach and pet friendly

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Four to Five bedroom 3 1/2 bath directly on the beach.

This house has very, very recently been practically fully updated! If you considered it before, take another look. A brand new covered Tiled Deck protecting you from possible showers (we hope they don't happen) as well as the Sun if needed. Enjoy the "Forever View" of the Atlantic as you enjoy your coffee/breakfast in the mornings or cocktails in the evening. New Carpeting, new paint, new appliances and lighting. We know the value of having a "better than average" home to enjoy. Our beach home has all the amenities of home. Four bedrooms with three and a half bathrooms, but also a Sun room that functions as a 5th bedroom with a queen pull out sofa. A Large flat screen TV in living room over the fireplace (current photo may not show this at this time). Master suite is upstairs on the extra LARGE main living/dining/playing area with King bed and flat screen HD TV. Large Master bath has two vanities a large jetted tub and large walk in shower. You can shower as you look through the master bedroom at the ocean...WOW! It's very romantic. Three downstairs bedroom have a Jack and Jill bathroom. Bedroom one has a queen bed, bedroom two has a queen bed and and bedroom three has twin beds with a private full bath. A "mini" bar with a sink is located in the downstairs hallway. A "well, fully stocked" kitchen with an "island" that affords more than two people in the kitchen at one time.

Property Manager
Lynn and Jerry Russell
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 13, 2017

About Lynn and Jerry Russell

My husband Jerry and our two babies Weezer and Lucky moved to Fernandina Beach years ago. We are members of First Baptist Church where I volunteer. We love living in the beautiful beach town of Fernandina Beach because you get that home town feeling here. We are very blessed to have many true, loyal friends as we're sure you do in your home town. My husband and I are both from the Middle Georgia area, he from McRae and I am from from Dudley. We cherish our memories growing up in small towns, so FB hits home with us. The town has so much to offer with historic down town and the fort as well as restaurants, shopping and all the walking and bike riding you can handle. It is a very pet friendly town, but more importantly it is a pet friendly beach. Weezer and Lucky look forward to their walks on the beach with all their pals, Hannah, Chloe, Casey, Jenna, Rosie and Tippy and all the rest of the beach gang.....

Lynn and Jerry Russell purchased this house in 2005

Why Lynn and Jerry Russell chose Amelia Island

We fell in love with house and decided to live here full time. We did a lot of remodeling and moved into the house in 2005 and have just now invested a lot of time, energy and $ in upgrades and real improvements. The BEST just got BETTER! We love that our home is so centrally located on the island. A public pool and YMCA pool is within a mile and a half from the house. My husband had visited the island over the years and decided this was where we wanted to retire when we sold our business .

What makes this house unique

On the beach with sweeping views from master bedroom and all of living area.

Plenty of room for everyone. There is a grass yard in the back for outdoor activities you or the kids may want to do


Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Jacksonville International
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Mayport Ferry to Jacksonville Beach area
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
city course
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Jacksonville Florida Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Interstate 95
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Sliders, The Surf,
Car: necessary

Great restaurants and shops scattered among the beautiful old oaks and palm trees. Fort Jackson for you history buffs biking distance from the house. Only 30 minutes to airport and jacksonville home of the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars. Zoo 25 miles from our home and Walt Disney World just 3 hours south of our Island.


Amelia Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Located upstairs in the kitchen. There is a toilet and sink
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Guest room downstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Guest room downstairs
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Guest room downstairs
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Double sofa sleeper in sunroom downstairs off of guest room
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Warner Robins, GA

Best vacation in years

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I rented this house for the week in March when our adult children were on break, one from learning and the other from teaching. We also invited a former law school classmate and his wife and one of our "rental kids" and a friend of hers. The house comfortably accommodated us all plus my grandson and my son's dog (other grandson). In addition to the four bedrooms, the downstairs porch was enclosed to create a sunroom which contains a double hide-a-bed. We found everything we needed in the kitchen to prepare most meals at the house. There were plenty of pillows, linens and towels. The few problems that arose were promptly (same day) addressed by the Russells. They seemed honestly concerned that our stay be as comfortable as possible. My wife and I finished out the week with a host of wonderful memories of family, friends and sunrise over the water through the windows of the great room. This will definitely be my first choice of beach rentals in Fernandina should we have the opportunity to return.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2013
  • Stayed: March 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: That is what makes us different, pet friendly and caring owners who live here on the island... you can't miss with our home .. Very family friendly as well as being so centrally located on the island... the views are outstanding from our home. jerry and lynn owners
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Great location and beautiful view of the beach

  • 5 of 5

Lynn and Russell were very accommodating !

House was clean and comfortable- we had a great vacation!

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house for a large family

  • 5 of 5

Just stayed at this house my 3 young children and several family members including great-grandparents and had a wonderful time. The house is well kept with excellent views. The walk to the beach is a bit cumbersome through the dunes for the older folks and toddlers but well worth it. Would highly recommend to anyone looking to stay in the area with a large party.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for being such great guest...We look forward to you visiting our home again .
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Stayed here for many summers and still love it

  • 4 of 5

We're coming back next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much and we looking forward to your return.
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Great location and spectacular views!

  • 4 of 5

We had a great vacation at this house. It was just what we were hoping for in a vacation rental. It was the perfect size for 10 people!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the comments ... We look forward to having you and your family return to our home and Amelia Island.
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So much fun!!

  • 5 of 5


We visited wonderful Amelia Island with our youngest son who lives on the West coast. We were so happy to see him and to have the opportunity to stay in this awesome home. The rooms were comfortable with fresh sheets. Plenty of towels and the views fabulous. We had our morning coffee on the deck with the nice breeze from the ocean and listened to the sounds of the waves! The Kitchen was complete for our needs and the family room was cozy.

WE were very pleased with this home and enjoyed the fun decorations as well.

The only thing that we noticed that should be an easy fix... one of the sinks in the master bath did not have hot water.

Some time in the future, having a boardwalk to the ocean would be a benefit , but all in all was wonderful!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for visiting with us and the issue with the hot water was fixed during there stay. Most homes on the island do not have walkovers due to the expense and permitting by the department of environmental services. Look forward to your return trip.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $100

Sixty day or less cancellation will result in loss of total rental amount... Our home requires a $100 refundable damage deposit with each visit. We are pet friendly with a $100 non refundable pet deposit per pet. Two pet minimum with a 25 pounds weight limit. our other listing vrbo #93141

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.