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140 Five Star review!! Exceptionally Clean! 400 steps to beach OVC R17

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,120 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, sleeps 6,Oceanfront,beachfront

Ocean Village Club R17 updated 2016. New flooring and furniture. Make sure to check out our video on the picture page!!

Ocean Village Club winner of the 2014 Community of the year!!

Ocean Village Club R17 400 STEPS to OCEAN!

View our calendar and 140 "FIVE STAR" Reviews from our guest.

Ground floor unit. NO Stairs to climb with all your beach stuff. Parking right at your door!! Ocean Front

When you contact us you will be working with the owner of one unit and will be treated as a guest, with courtesy, respect, and integrity. You will not be just ‘a customer’ of an agency. We are hands on owners and will attend to your every need.

Make your reservation today so you don't miss out!!


Reserve now for a relaxing, refreshing week or two in this beautiful beach condo.

Celebrate an anniversary, birthday, retirement or any other occasion. CELEBRATE LIFE!!


You will make wonderful memories and want to return again.

R17 is a totally updated unit with 'in unit' secure wireless connection. Free long distance to Mexico and Canada

If you cannot get away for an entire week consider treating yourself to a three nights stay; you deserve it!!!

Come to a fresh, clean, unit and call it home for a week or two!

Ocean Village Club is located on the white sandy shores of St. Augustine Beach, on the Atlantic Ocean, in St. Augustine FL, along well-known Highway A1A. The beach is just steps away from your patio door; we have two pools just steps away. Tennis courts are next to the heated pool. We even provided tennis balls.

The R Building is one of the last five buildings built in this complex (completed approximately 1999-2000). This also makes it one of the newer oceanfront buildings along this area of the beach.

Our ('R') building is one of the four 'oceanfront' buildings in Ocean Village Club. You are only 400 steps away from the ocean.

Tennis courts, shuffleboard and an active clubhouse are available. Clubhouse has three computer stations and printing is available. Clubhouse is equipped for your wireless laptop/other devices. Exercise equipment is in an adjacent room, renovated Oct 2012, extra equipment and wall mount TV. The Clubhouse has several new outdoor seating areas for your pleasure. Beautiful New picnic pavilion. Great for family gatherings

Both pools provide wireless wifi!!

When you are not at the beach or pool you will find wonderful St. Augustine, the oldest city in the nation, just 5 miles north of your kitchen door. Named in Forbes magazine as one of the 'ten prettiest towns in America'. National Geographic selected the city as one of the ten best places in the WORLD to see 'holiday lights' between November and January.

Come to rest, relax and refresh yourself at the ocean or pools or partake of the huge array of near-by attractions.

At this location you have it all, and the choice is yours, the solitude and beauty of the beach, waves and blue skies or the social opportunities that are everywhere--it is up to you!

World-class golf courses, the World Golf Village and many famous golf tournaments await you. Orlando/Disney attractions are 1.5 hours south as is the Kennedy Space Center. Daytona Beach, famous on its own, and the Daytona 500 race track is only 30 minutes away. Jacksonville, with all of its cultural events is less than an hour north.

St. Augustine City has enough offerings to intrigue you for several weeks; the famous Castillo De San Marcos Fort, St. George Street and all of its shops and open air restaurants, The Alligator Farm, The Fountain of Youth, Ghost Tours, Horse Drawn Carriage Rides, San Sebastian Winery and many, many more. Going the other direction from your condo door you can find almost 300 discount premium outlet shops in two convenient malls.

So, whatever your choice, solitude or social, R-17 is the perfect place to call home.

We are very much 'hands on' owners; constantly striving to make our unit the very best in every way.

Private housekeeper that insures you have an EXCEPTIONALLY clean unit.

We supply beach chairs, sand toys, boogie boards, large umbrella, coolers AND BIG beach towels! All the hard to pack things!!

This is a ground floor unit, largest interior size available and has handicapped parking immediately outside the door. No stairs to climb.

This unit also boasts a SOUTHERN EXPOSURE, so you can enjoy the sun all day long while sitting on our comfortable patio furniture.

Take your laptop out to the patio table with your morning cup of coffee; listen to the sounds of the ocean!!

Be sure to read our MANY positive guest comments.

Minimum age to rent 35

Keywords:Ocean Village Club, Beach Condominium, Ocean Front, Ocean, Beach, Golf, St. Augustine, History, condo,

More Details

Cheryl Johnson
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

About Cheryl Johnson

We are originally from Charleston South Carolina and currently live in Valdosta GA. We LOVE the beach and enjoy it every chance we get!!

Cheryl Johnson purchased this condo in 2002

Why Cheryl Johnson chose Saint Augustine

Ocean Village Club was voted "Best on the Beach". It is a well maintained gated community. Ocean Village Club is very active.

What makes this condo unique

Ocean Village Club winner of the 2014 Community of the year!!

We enjoy being only 400 steps to the ocean’s edge!!!

We enjoy the best of both worlds; the beach VERY close to our unit and the historic charming St. Augustine is only about a 10 minutes drive away.

Our MOST favorite thing is RELAXING on the beach getting our required daily supply of vitamin D!!

We enjoy making our condo the very best it can be for your use as a second home. We love making new friends and welcoming them back year after year.

In short, we love it all!!


World Famous Oasis Restaurant
Sunset Grille
Castillo De San Marcos
Saint Augustine Amphitheatre
Downtown St Augustine
Harry's Seafood Bar and Grille
O'Steen's Restaurant
St Johns County Ocean Pier
The Conch House Restaurant
Beachcomber Restaurant
Ice Plant Bar
Schooner's Seafood House
Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Jacksonville 60min Daytona 30min Orlando 90min
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
MANY! Walking Distance or short drive
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
MANY!! Over 100 courses in area
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
MANY!! Walking Distance or short drive
Nearest Point of Interest
Three Palms, Unit R-17, Ocean Village Club
Nearest Point of Interest
B StarBucks, Publix & Winn Dixie Grocery
Nearest Point of Interest
C Entry to Ocean Village Club Condominium Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
D Beach Access Road, drive onto the beach here !!
Car: recommended


The oldest city in our nation is just 5 miles north of your kitchen door. National Geographic lists St Augustine as one of top 20 places to visit in 2013

**Segways are available to rent for the BEACH !!

**25 plus ghost tours, walking, trolley, boat

**Flagler College

**Trolley rides in historic district. 15 minute pick ups at each station. Most basic pass is good for three consecutive days (and you may need that much time)

**Two outlet malls 20 minutes away

**Horse drawn carriage rides

**All the historical forts in area, some are free

**Famous State Parks

**Abundant history for every age

**Golf course every where and for every level

**Restaurants for every taste and every budget. Several are directly across the street (A1A)

**Deep sea charters

**Schooner sailing (very reasonable) day & evening

**Cars permitted on this area of beach

**Para sailing

**Friday Art Walks-free

**Wed & Sat Farmers Markets within 5 miles, free

**St Augustine Amphitheater, 4 miles

**Bike Trails Everywhere plus the Beach

**Dolphins: Marineland park, a tourist destination since 1938, reopened as Marineland Dolphin Adventure in 2006. An affiliate of the Georgia Aquarium, the park offers guests the chance to touch, feed, swim and communicate with dolphins. Interactive programs starts at $29, but visitors can watch for general admission of $9.95 adults, $5.95 for age 12 and younger. (

**Lighthouse: The St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum offers self-guided audio tours of the grounds and the interior of the lighthouse, built in the 1870s. It's 219 steps to the top. (

**Matanzas River: Take a ferry across this body of water to the Fort Matanzas National Monument, the centerpiece of a 300-acre park that's also home to sea turtles, indigo snakes, ospreys and pelicans. (

**Wine: Tours of the San Sebastian Winery's 18,000-square-foot production operation include wine tastings. The winery occupies the space once known as business magnate Henry Flagler's East Coast Railway Building. (

**Zoological park: The St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park has showcased alligators, crocodiles and native birds since the late 19th century. Recent additions include Crocodile Crossing, a zip-line ride with an aerial view of the attraction. (


Saint Augustine Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1120 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , marble shower with safety bars
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Both bathrooms have been recently updated and are spacious. Master bath has spa like shower. Safety bar. Luxurious towels
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , New pillowtop mattress, flat screen TV, in-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 Guest Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Flat screen TV, portacrib available
  • King size bed (1) NEW Pillowtop Mattress, Queen size Beds (1) Sofa Bed, Upgraded mattress, NEW Twin Beds (2) upgraded mattresses, Baby Cribs (1) Grayco Portable Crib
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Totally updated unit!! Extra large shower in master bath redone in beautiful marble. Spa like feel. New flooring and furniture in living and dinning room. Quality furnishings. We have a personal housekeeper so the unit is extra clean!! Just bring yourself, your clothes and DON'T forget your swimsuit!!


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140 Five Star review!! Exceptionally Clean! 400 steps to beach OVC R17
average rating of 4.992857 based on 140 reviews

Lives up to the photos, great amenities, and very close to beach and pool

  • 5 of 5

Great experience overall. We originally planned to stay for 4 nights, and when our plans suddenly changed, Cheryl allowed us to easily add two more nights on the front end. The condo complex is conveniently located on A1A, and the section of the beach abutting the property is nice and quiet. Make sure you bring a bathing suit, because that is literally all you will need to bring for the beach, as the condo literally has everything else. We highly recommend this condo for a quiet, relaxing, and hassle-free beach vacation.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your recognition and kind words. It is our pleasure to provide our guest with a great place to stay. We strive to provide the comforts of home. Our part of the beach is AWESOME!! Thank you and we look forward to welcoming you back soon!
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Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

The condo is exceptionally clean and Cheryl has thought of everything. It is close to and an easy drive to restaurants and attractions. Thanks for a nice, quiet, relaxing vacation ! We hope to return.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. We're happy to hear that you found the condo meticulously clean as that is such an important part of any vacation. We look forward to having you back!!
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Lovely place

  • 5 of 5

This condo is simply perfect! No cheap beach furniture and cheesy decorations It truly looks like a home and feels that way too. The owner thought Of everything so all you really need is a glass of wine and your swimsuit!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy to hear that it felt like home. We think it is very important to supply our guest with the best that we can. Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon!
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Trinity of Greatness

  • 5 of 5

When you have a great owner to deal with...and great location with a first level condo with a quick walk to the beach and a good price for all the amenities....what else can you ask for?

The condo is decorated very nice with plenty of beach toys, towels and boogie boards. WiFi could be faster but is enough to check websites and email. Security on site is top notch and the walk to the beach is quick and the beach is very nice.

Minutes away from a Publix market and about 8 mins from downtown St. Augustine.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review!! Nothing is more important to us than making our guest happy with their choice to stay with us. Our WiFi is in the process of being updated to fiber optic making it faster. Thanks for staying and we look forward to welcoming you back soon!!
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our vacation at Ocean Village Club R17. The condo was very clean and had many extras to make our stay even better. We loved the beautiful decor and thought the furniture and beds were very comfortable. The location was great - on the ground floor and just a short walk to the beach and the pool. They owners were easy to work with and made sure we had everything we needed. We loved this place and hope to go back again.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the great review!! It is our pleasure to provide the best accommodations we can. Having great accommodations is a VERY important part of any holiday. Thank you for staying with us and we look forward to welcoming you back!!
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Home away from Home!

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't ask for a better place to stay when going on vacation. Cheryl & Davey have tried to think of everything one could possibly want or need when going on a beach vacation. Just the thought of not having to pack beach towels, chairs, umbrella, beach toys for kiddo's or coolers saved space in our vehicle. The kitchen was well equipped, so we felt like we were right at home. The kids loved their room and how it was decorated. They loved having their own tv, so they could watch what they wanted in the evening as they wound down from our day out. The pillow top mattress in the master was probably the best mattress we've ever slept on. And did I mention clean. Everything was clean, tidy and in it's place ready for our arrival. My wife & I enjoyed the complimentary bottle of wine that Cheryl & Davey supplied us with after we unpacked our things. What a nice surprise! Classy! The check in and check out process was so easy. This was our second year visiting St Augustine and staying at OVC. We upgraded from a 1 bedroom with sleeper sofa to a 2 bedroom this year, and we are glad we did. If we hadn't we wouldn't have found this home away from home condo. We look forward to our third trip and staying in this AWESOME condo again. I could go on and on about this place. Thanks again Cheryl & Davey for making our vacation stay a memorable one we will never forget!

And FYI, while in St Augustine, you have to eat at Harrys (downtown). If you like shrimp & grits.........THE BEST! Other places we enjoyed eating at was Red Frog & McToads and Hurricane Grill & Wings.

Mark, Lynn, Bella & Jilly

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: WOW!!! Thank you for that AWESOME review. It is very important to us for our guest to be happy with their choice to stay with us. Having a nice, clean place to stay is a VERY important part to a great vacation. We like all your restaurant recommendations too. And the great part is we have so many within walking distance to the condo. It was our pleasure having you and we look forward to welcoming you back!!
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

Security deposit $250.00 due at booking. Cleaning fee $125.00 if more than 2 guest and if stay is long than 7 nights. Total payment is due 30 days prior to arrival date. Must be at least 35 years of age to rent.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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