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Luxury Condominium Next Door to the Ritz Carlton with free wi-fi and smart tvs

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Ocean Place is located on beautiful Amelia Island which boasts some of the most beautiful beaches and golf courses in Florida. Ocean Place at Summer Beach is one of the most beautiful properties on the island and is located in the exclusive gated community of Summer Beach Resort right next door to the world-renowned Ritz Carlton Amelia Island Hotel and Spa. At the Ritz, you may enjoy fine dining, spa treatments, tennis, golf and shopping.

This beautiful two bedroom, two bath, 5th floor condominium is located directly on the beach and provides spectacular views and incredible sunrises. This condominium recently had a total renovation. Our condo truly does feel like a second home rather than 'rental condo', because we want our guest to feel like they are at home. Sleep with the doors open and listen to the crashing waves and see the moon from your bed. Then arise in the morning to the most beautiful sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean. You can sit out on the deck, and while having your morning coffee, watch the dolphins and sea gulls having their morning breakfast behind the shrimp boats.

Downtown in Fernandina, you will find the oldest seaport in the U.S. which has a rich heritage and has been under eight different flags. My family loves to stroll around downtown, especially at night among the lighted trees and visit the quaint shops and wonderful restaurants. Especially fun, is a horse and buggy ride tour of historic Fernandina. Additionally, there are jet skis, para-sails, and inland/offshore fishing charters available for hire. A short ferry ride can take you to beautiful Cumberland Island, the only national sea shore on the East Coast. We love knowing that out guests are here making memories to last a lifetime.

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More Details

Jan Barry
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Jan Barry

My husband's family has been vacationing on Amelia Island for about 40 years. After we got married and had children we began bringing our own family here on vacation. My children never wanted to go anywhere else. For several years we spent the entire month of July here. Our family's most treasured memories are of this Island. We decided that we wanted to own our own little piece of Heaven on Amelia Island, so we began looking around and finally settled on Ocean Place. We now have three grown boys, ages 25, 23, and 20 and they still love going to Amelia Island to vacation, even after all of these years. There really is something for all ages to enjoy. We hope that you will love our home away from home as much as we do and we look forward to sharing it with you.

Jan Barry purchased this condo in 1998

Why Jan Barry chose Amelia Island

We absolutely loved the location next to the Ritz because we have three boys, who all love to golf and the golf course is located right next door. We love the bike/walking paths located throughout Summer Beach where our children like to ride their bikes and skateboards. There is always someone available for the children to play with, however, the beaches are not crowded at all.

What makes this condo unique

Our unit is located on the fifth floor in the middle of the building which offers complete unobstructed views of the ocean in all directions for as far as the eye can see. There are two pools at Ocean Place to enjoy so you don't feel as though you have to fight for a spot at the pool. The condominium community is gated which gives us peace of mind about our security. We have free WI-FI service so you can connect to the outside world IF YOU CHOOSE TO, three 46' HDTV televisions with cable and DVR service, with 300 channels included, and free long distance phone service to anywhere in the USA and Canada.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Once again, our month-long stay at the Barry's Ocean Place beach home was an exceptionally pleasant experience. This was the second time we've spent a winter vacation here, and everything was just perfect, as we expected it would be. Jan has provided everything her guests could possibly need in making this a comfortable and cozy place. It feels like a home away from home. The view from the balcony is spectacular, and the weather allowed for many relaxing hours enjoying watching the surf roll in -- as well as quite a few surfers riding the waves. We are definitely planning another return visit, hopefully next December-January.
Dec 2012
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Amelia Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) Very luscious linens, 600 thread count sheets and pillow cases, brand new plush mattress, very nice comforter, Twin or Single Beds (2) Plush mattress topper on each bed, designer comforters and sheets. , Sleeper sofa or Futons (1) Very comfortable, can awake from here to view the sunset over the ocean. Also, a blow up Aero bed.
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Golf Clubs
  • Patio
  • Raft
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Walking path from Ocean Place to the Ritz where you can enjoy dining, spa services, shopping,etc.


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Luxury Condominium Next Door to the Ritz Carlton with free wi-fi and smart tvs
average rating of 4.976 based on 158 reviews

The perfect home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in many condos and beach houses over our 25 years of marriage but this was our favorite by far!! Jan has thought of everything! The condo is beautiful in every way. The kitchen literally was stocked with anything a vacation cook might need. I forgot the boogie boards and Jan even had a "beach closet" that had everything we needed! The view is amazing and the proximity to all the sites is perfect. We loved Timoti's in Fernandina and we also enjoyed Natural Slice and miniature golf in the Plantation. Amelia Island is just gorgeous. Too many great things to say about the Berry's beach condo! Loved it!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy that you had such a nice time and you liked all of our updates. We simply love knowing that our guests are there making wonderful memories to last a lifetime. Thank you again! Jan
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Couldn’t ask for a better location and views, Jan is fantastic

  • 5 of 5

The views from the condo were breathtaking, very close to the ocean, we enjoyed listening to the waves each morning and evening. Everything has been renovated and was very nice. Jan was very responsive and helpful before and during our stay, it’s nice to stay at a vrbo where the owner takes pride in ensuring we have a great time. Would highly recommend staying here and hope to come back again.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful beachfront condo!

  • 5 of 5

Our month long visit to Amelia Island was cut short due to a family issue at home. Jan’s condo is just beautiful. It’s updated in all respects, and the view is spectacular. The location is very quiet in February. Jan was very gracious and understood when we had to leave after only one week. Hopefully, we will return to this unit in the future.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You were such nice guests and I hated that you had to cut your trip short, especially to a sick family member. We sure hope that you will be able to return in the near future. Thank you so much for the kind review! Jan
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Pittsburgh, PA

Perfect Beach Get-Away

  • 5 of 5

Jan's home is in a perfect location: beachfront, fifth floor center, with a wonderful balcony overlooking beautiful Amelia Island. It has been recently renovated and is lovely. Both bathrooms have been updated, new wood floors installed, and the kitchen has been updated with granite countertops, a wonderful large stainless double sink and up-to-date appliances. The unit also has a terrific washer and dryer which both look to be brand new. Both bedroom suites have flat screen TVs, as well as a large flat screen TV in the living room armoire. It is a great get-away any time of year. And so easy to jump in the elevator and be on the beach within 60 seconds. The Ritz Carlton is next door for dinner, drinks, or a spa appointment. We couldn't have had a better time!

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jo Ellen, you have been a delightful guest each time you’ve visited and we love having guests like you! Please come back soon and stay in touch. Thank you for the very nice review and I’m so glad that you liked the renovation! We tried hard to make it like a second home and not like a “rental unit”. Happy New Year! Jan
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Atlanta, Georgia

Newly remodeled, fresh, clean.

  • 5 of 5

The condo was just beautiful!!! It was even better than described. Jan was so helpful sending us restaurant recommendations and things to do.

Loved the beach and town. We loved it so much we extended our stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Cheryl for the kind review. We certainly enjoyed having you and your daughter as guests and look forward to hearing from you again soon. I hope you have a Merry Christmas! Jan
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Perfect beach getaway

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a place to stay on Amelia Island, this is it!! I had a work conference at the Ritz, and the walk from the condo to the Ritz could not have been easier or more convenient. The condo is absolutely beautiful (the pictures do not do it justice), with a breathtaking view of the ocean from the very generously sized balcony. Every detail of this condo is well-thought out, with luxury linens, comfortable beds, and well appointed kitchen and bathrooms. The pool is convenient, and it is a very short walk to the beautiful beach. We had a great time walking the beach, hunting for shells, and exploring the wonderful downtown area. A grocery store is conveniently located about 5 minutes from the condo. Jan was a great host, keeping in communication during this hurricane season, sending a very nice welcome package prior to our arrival, and even leaving a personalized note and lovely gift upon arrival. Thank you, Jan, for sharing your condo with us!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Melissa, you were a pleasure to have as guests and I'm thrilled that you had such a nice time and enjoyed the condo. We just renovated and so I'm glad that you like all of the new additions.. we love knowing that nice people are there making beautiful lifetime memories. We look forward to your return. Jan
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Historic Fernandina
Espana Restaurant & Tapas
One of our most favorite restaurants.
Amelia Island Market Place
So much fun to stroll through the market on Saturdays.
Fort Clinch State Park
Fun place to ride bikes and discover the Fort. Served under 8 flags.
Fort Clinch State Park
History buffs, young boys and girls
The Ritz Carlton Cafe 4750 -- CLOSED
The Golf Club at Amelia Island
Brett's Waterway Cafe Incorporated
Harris Teeter
Amelia River Golf Club
Bar Zin
The Ritz-Carlton
Arte Pizza
Fantastic Fudge
Amelia River Cruises & Charters
T-Rays Burger Station
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Jacksonville International Airport
Nearest Point of Interest
Jacksonville International Airport - 30 miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport - 1 mile
Nearest Point of Interest
Nassau Ferry - 30 miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Amtrak Train 30 miles
Nearest Point of Interest
I-95 - 13 miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest beach - 100 yards
Car: recommended

Annual 'Concourse d Elegance' antique car show (March), Shrimp Boat Festival (1st weekend in May), Fort Clinch State Park, Historic lighthouse tours, Museum on Amelia Island History


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
House Keeping Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are $250-$300 per night. High season rates apply to holidays. $400/night for Ga./Fla. weekend and Concourse De Elegance Car show weekend.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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