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Fanning Island ~ Waterfront Luxury Home Rental

Sleeps17
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 4,250 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 4 Baths - Sleeps 17

Located on one of Northeast Florida’s unique sea islands, Fanning Island, this gorgeous waterfront 5 bedroom/4 bath home is the perfect getaway for family, friends and corporate retreats....

This fabulous waterfront property is located 12 miles south of Amelia Island Plantation on a unique sea island, Fanning Island directly on the St John's River and across from the Mayport Fishing Village. Fanning Island is surrounded by the St John's River, the ocean, and the Inter coastal waters. The land between Fanning Island and Amelia Island Plantation is filled with seven state parks and miles of sandy beach. It is a water lover's paradise!

Included with the home rental is use of the deep water dock which includes your use of 16 k lb boat lift for up to 30' boat and two jet ski lifts. Down at the river is a white sandy beach area and the large pool is surrounded by lots of comfortable seating and dining areas. Perfect for barbecues!

This 4250 square foot waterfront home has five bedrooms four baths and a gourmet kitchen perfect for entertaining. In addition to top of the line appliances, maple cabinets and granite counter tops, it includes THREE dishwashers.

The lower floor has a U shaped floor plan with a living room with large flat screen TV and fireplace on one side and game room, complete with pool table, large screen TV and Play Station 3, on the other side.

The Open floor plan, filled with floor to ceiling windows, offers views of pool, river, and landscaped yard while sliding doors offer quick access to pool and deck areas.

The 2,000 square foot deck space has three levels. The first floor deck is covered, complete with ceiling fans and build in speakers, a walk out second floor deck perfect for sunbathing and a third level deck from which you can see Huguenot beach and the ocean.

The Master Suite has it's own fireplace, large seating area with large flat screen TV and home theater system, jetted tub, spa shower and granite double sink counter tops.

Other bedrooms include:

Bunk room with a pull out full couch, two twin beds and another full size bed

Guest suite with a queen bed and sliding doors opening out to the second story deck with gorgeous water views

Twin bedroom with two twin beds which can be pushed together for a King bed

Queen bedroom with adjoining full bath.

All bedrooms have flat screen TV's and cable included. Total of 7 flat screen TV's, 2 DVR's, 2 stereo systems, and 2 game consoles.

If you click on the link to Google maps, you can see all the wonderful parks and beaches which run from Fanning Island all the way up Heckscher Drive to Amelia Island! In addition, there are over 50 golf courses in the Jacksonville area. All this, and it's a convenient 20 minutes to the airport.

For more information on the vacation home, click on the link below which will take you to our website with many more pictures and information!

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More Details

Owner
Rhett Lewis
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2017

About Rhett Lewis

I live in Gainesville with my two children and we love our weekends at our river house. We are happy to be able to let other families enjoy this wonderful home.

Rhett Lewis purchased this house in 2006

Why Rhett Lewis chose Jacksonville

We absolutely love the beautiful untouched beaches. We love being able to jump in our boat and head to the Ocean as well as the intercoastal or up the river. The boys constantly fish off the dock, play in the sand, or hang out by the pool. There is enough space for all our family (several generations) to get together and we always have requests from friends to have pool parties and BBQ's!

What makes this house unique

Watching huge ships cruise by, big pool, great views from the decks, plents for everyone to do with the pool table, multiple family rooms, fabulous kitchen, great fishing, close to shopping and beaches...

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks so much! We really appreciate it! And we did so love the house and hope we will be able to stay in it again!! We could totally get used to that!! The neighbors were great, they are on my facebook now!! My guy fixed their boat; they got towed in while we were sitting there, so my guy to the rescue!! He does it a lot!! Thanks again, we will highly recommend your house! I have a ton of friends on Facebook that have made lots of comments & some questions, and have all been sent to the link! Hope you get some new people from me!! Thanks Bunches!!!



Have a great day!!! :0)
Nov 2012
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Amenities

Northside House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4250 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 17
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1), Bunk Beds (1) Also 2 pull out couches
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

Fanning Island ~ Waterfront Luxury Home Rental
average rating of 4.5333333 based on 31 reviews
5

Wonderful Weekend in Jacksonville

  • 5 of 5

I booked this house for a bachelor party for some old friends. Everyone came away impressed with the house and all it had to offer. Three decks, pool table, comfortably sleeping arrangements, huge kitchen & great outdoor grill set up. We had 10 people but would have been comfortable with more.

This property is flexible for your needs. While this trip was a bachelor party, it could have easily been used for a family vacation. Golf Courses, beaches & the city are all within a 30 minute drive.

Rhett, the owner was very accomodating and made sure our stay was going smoothly. My favorite part was watching all the ships going in and out of Jacksonville.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the glowing review! We love hearing our customers are happy with our service and accommodations. You are welcome back anytime. :) Sincerely, Rhett
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4

Beautiful home.

  • 4 of 5

Perfect accommodations for our guys' fishing and golf weekend! Very nice home. We would stay again.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely and Comfortable Home

  • 5 of 5

Three couples enjoyed our stay in this lovely and comfortable home. The pelicans on the pier and the ship traffic in the river provided interesting views.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richmond, VA
5

Jacksonville , FL

  • 5 of 5

When we arrive we had received a HUGE Basket of special food, wine. A perfect welcome. The setting and accommodations are just what was described in VRBO. It is a peaceful area of Jacksonville. It is a short drive to many of the Amenities of Amelia Island. Also enjoyed watching the Huge Barges traverse the River.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind review. We'd be honored to have you back in the future. Sincerely, Rhett
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5

Great house!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house! It was great to have two living areas (and be able to see one from the other to keep an eye on the kids). The pool was large enough for us all to play in. It was fascinating to watch the ships go by. And the nearby beach is excellent. We had 6 adults and 5 kids and the grandparents came over for day visits. We had plenty of room. Highly recommend this house (and I'm picky). We'll probably come back some day.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We would be honored to have you stay with us again. :)
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5

Superb Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

I arranged this stay for my son's bachelor weekend. There were 7 of us and the house could have easily accommodated more. In our advance planning, we had scheduled a day-long fishing trip and another day at the beach. Aside from the fishing trip, we pretty much kept to the house. I say this because the house was so comfortably equipped that, along with its spaciousness, the pool and the view of the river, there was absolutely no need to go anywhere else.

It was quite obvious that Rhett, the owner, has done this many times. Checking in was flawless and a very nice gift bowl of fresh fruit, wine, etc. awaited us inside. We did a bit of cooking and grilling and like our accessories. We lacked for nothing in this regard and the kitchen was amply equipped. The pool-side grill was as big as a full-sized Webber Summit and the 6-burner gas range and oven was quite nice. There was also a full spice rack.

The property was unbelievably equipped. There were three full size refrigerator/freezers (one in the kitchen and two in the garage), three waist-high refrigerators (two in the pantry and one pool-side), three dish-washers, board games, backgammon sets, feeding bowls for pets, etc. The bathrooms were amply supplied with wash cloths, towels, hand-soap, body wash, shampoo, etc. As an ex-submariner, it was nice to see the attention to detail.

I noticed a previous review indicated that it was a bit of a trek to the nearest grocery store. I have family in the area and knew the closest store was about 20-30 minutes. Knowing that in advance, we planned ahead and picked up supplies on our way in.

All-in-all, we had an incredible stay. Considering how large and well-appointed the house is, this would be a great place to come for a week-long family retreat. I found out during our fishing trip that the trout and flounder fishing available from our dock was excellent. Alas, we had no days left at that point.

Final comment . . . Bravo Zulu to Rhett for providing well-appointed, excellent accommodations.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mark, Thank you so much for the glowing review. I am humbled by your remarks. I definitely care about our guests and I'm lucky to have a great property manager, Wendy, to assist with any troubles. I hope you choose to stay with us again! Cheers, Rhett
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Map

Nearest Airport
16 Miles
Jacksonville International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Riverfront Bar
Nearest Ferry
0.3 Miles
Mayport Ferry
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
20 golf courses - Amelia Island area
Nearest Motorway
8.3 Miles
9A/I-295
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Sanddollar
Nearest Ski
Water ski... behind the house on the river
Nearest Beach
1.1 Miles
Hughenot Beach
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Northside House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring
Feb 23 2017 - Jun 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$525
From
$555
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,250
 
 
Memorial Day wknd
May 25 2017 - May 29 2017
5 night minimum stay
$2,875
Flat fee
 
 
Summer 2017
Jun 3 2017 - Sep 2 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,250
 
 
4th of July week
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,750
Flat fee
 
 
Labor Day wknd
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 4 2017
5 night minimum stay
$2,875
Flat fee
 
 
FL-GA football game
Oct 26 2017 - Oct 30 2017
5 night minimum stay
$2,875
Flat fee
 
 
Thanksgiving week
Nov 20 2017 - Nov 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,750
Flat fee
 
 
Summer 2018
Jun 2 2018 - Sep 1 2018
7 night minimum stay
$3,250
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$525
From
$555
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$3,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning Fee $335
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 13.0%

$500 deposit is due when the rental agreement is returned. 50% is due 60 days before check in date with the final 50% due 30 days before check-in. The $500 deposit will be refunded affer your stay. All rates are subject to change until rental agreement is returned with the deposit check. Thank you.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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