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Oceanfront Condo with Breathtaking Beach Views~ Awesome Guest Reviews 13 years

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Come to the exclusive Amelia Island! This is the premium place to be! You're close enough to the action, yet able to retreat to enjoy the ambiance of this pristine and historic island. I've been renting my own property since 2004. Rent with confidence from the owner!

This freshly painted condo features two bedrooms, two baths, and a fourth floor corner unit that has the most awesome views of this exclusive section of Amelia Island's beach. We've just completed a kitchen remodel with new cabinets, granite and a bar. Our balcony, unlike others, is an end unit- providing unobstructed views to the North, Oceanfront, and vast view to the South. Your only constraint is your own vision.

Sip your morning coffee on the private balcony while incredible sunrises provided the backdrop for shrimp boats and porpoises. Our condo's panoramic view of the vast blue ocean and broad sandy beaches will keep you coming back here again and again. Being only steps away to the Ritz Carlton, you will enjoy the same beautiful beach as this world famous resort without the price! If you have never been to this island, you are in for a magnificent experience.

Enjoy an uncrowded, breathtaking seascape from the dining area featuring large picture windows that offer an expansive view of the beach. It is also the perfect spot for using our telescope. The master bedroom features a king size Wesley Allen iron bed, new 42' flat screen panel LCD TV, and a beautiful beach vista as well. The guest bedroom has two queen beds with coastal bedding and its own 32" flat screen TV complete with DVD/VCR player. The living room has a new sofa and love seat. The entertainment center sports a 46 ' LED TV, Blu-Ray DVD player, a Bluetooth Stereo system, and over 40 movies available for your use. You will love checking your email using your technology on the comfortable balcony. We just added a Wifi extender to maximize effectiveness.

This gated complex has two sparkling pools overlooking the ocean and four clay tennis courts free for your use on a 24 hour basis. The fully equipped kitchen with a side beach view also has a new full-sized washer and dryer.

Centrally located, our condo is a three to five minute beach walk to the world famous Ritz-Carlton where casual and fine dining is available. The picturesque village of Fernandina, a 10 minute drive, is rich in history and is sure to satisfy all ages. Our island boasts wonderful restaurants, unique shopping experiences, antique shops, and a wealth of activities to explore. Don't procrastinate... We have many repeat guests so reservations tend to book early.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Medea Sapp Shuman
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Medea Sapp Shuman

I love the ocean and enjoy sharing my condo with others. I try to give an much information to guests as possible to enable them to have a wonderful, stress free vacation. I am a Christian, and have encountered many wonderful people over the years through my rental. My family has made so many wonderful memories here. I always feel blessed by God when I reflect on time spent here. I grew up vacationing on this beach as a little girl with my parents. It is close to my home and we love the island. I retired after 30 years in public education and I went back to work recently for the Georgia Department of Education. I hope to permanently retire to the island someday and just relax in the sand, write a book, and listen to the waves.......

Medea Sapp Shuman purchased this condo in 2003

Why Medea Sapp Shuman chose Amelia Island

As the owner and I want you to be comfortable with your booking. You can relax when you book with me. I understand that when you work, you want a stress-free getaway. Our condo is kept perfectly clean and exceptionally maintained. I am delighted to provide my personal favorites/recommendations so you can experience the island. Unlike real estate rentals, we come frequently to inspect It and add those things that make a vacation easy and memorable. The area is so pristine and the views inspire me each time I'm here. Don't neglect the off season. You will be pleasantly surprised how mild and lovely it is in the Fall and Winter.

What makes this condo unique

In my condo you feel like you've been to the beach just admiring the views. You don't even have to get sandy if you don't want to! This is especially nice for the elderly that just want to sit and relax. The views are amazing! If you so desire, enjoy a nice long walk on an uncrowded beach to renew your faith and clear your mind. In our kitchen you are going to find lots of money saving items that we keep stocked for your use. My husband and I both love to cook so we eat on the balcony frequently by candlelight. There are also tons of great restaurants on the island. If shopping is on your radar, there are many eclectic, unique shops on the island- especially on Centre Street.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Medea: I just wanted to let you know that we received your card today with the returned cheque enclosed (damage deposit).

Our family vacation in your condo last month was wonderful in every respect. We loved the location, and the accommodations suited our needs perfectly. All of your e-mails and additional information were very helpful in making our vacation a huge success. Thank you so much for everything. We will not hesitate to recommend you to any of our friends that are considering a stay in Florida.

Best wishes, Doug
Mar 2013
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Amelia Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master Bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Guest Bath
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king
    Guest Bedroom - 2 queen , A rare find-2 queen beds! (Most only have 2 full or 2 twins)
  • King size bed- 1 Wesley Allen king size iron bed featuring top of the line in comfort bedding., Guest bedroom features two new queen beds with top quality bedding. The guest bedroom can be closed off from the master and living areas for more privacy.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • 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
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Private Balcony with great views, Telescope, Three flat screen TV's, Two VCRs, Blu-Ray DVD Player, Bluetooth Stereo, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, & new full-sized Washer and Dryer, Two full size pools, Four-24 hour Clay Tennis courts, Beach chairs, Beach towels and Linens provided. Absolutely no pets and no smoking allowed in this condo.


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Oceanfront Condo with Breathtaking Beach Views~ Awesome Guest Reviews 13 years
average rating of 4.952381 based on 137 reviews
Hoboken, NJ

Oceanfront Dream Condo

  • 5 of 5

I spent three glorious days at this beautiful property. Kept the veranda door open at night and went to sleep and awoke to the sound of the surf each day. The view of the oceanfront from the veranda and kitchen/dining area was beautiful and peaceful. The condo is beautifully appointed and maintained. The bed was very comfortable. Neighbors were quiet. Parking was excellent. ( It's away from the main area of Ferandina Beach so a car is needed if you want to go there. ) The owner provides a print-out with a long list of restaurants along with her favorites noted. She was responsive, friendly and very pleasant. Amelia Island was beautiful, and this condo was perfect for my needs. It provided the escape I needed. Definitely would want to rent this property again if I go back to Amelia Island.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a glowing review. The beds are really comfy and that counts when you’re staying a week or more. We also love to open up the doors and just listen to the beautiful sounds of the ocean. I appreciate that you enjoyed my personal list of restaurants. Sometimes it helps to have the insider info and I’m happy to provide them. Please come back soon!
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Great location, great view, really nice unit with all the right features. Had a great weekend.

  • 4 of 5

Have stayed at the Amelia Surf and Raquet Club previously and knew we really liked this location. Planned this weekend as a getaway for my wife's birthday. This unit was great. Beautiful views of the ocean. All the features of the unit were well maintained and worked with no issues. Love this place and would like to vacation here again in the future.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect in every way!!!

  • 5 of 5

The entire experience was great! The condo was spotless. All furniture was very comfortable. Nothing was dated. The kitchen contained everything you needed. You can see the ocean from the balcony and the entire right side of the condo. The beach is only steps away and it is a wonderful beach.

I had to contact the owner (Medea) because I kept forgetting the codes. She answered immediately and was very kind/helpful. This is the perfect condo for a great vacation!!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your sweet review! The condo is a little slice of heaven. Each time I go, I always want to stay. I'm glad you found everything comfortable and convenient for your vacation. I'm very pleased with my new housekeeper. I try to be as accommodating as possible to make each guest have a stressfree experience. Please return soon when your schedule calls for some good R&R. Best, Medea
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Fayetteville, Arkansas

A wonderful condo in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

Thru the years I have stayed in several places on Amelia, but once I discovered this condo, I've not needed to try others! A peaceful and relaxing experience in a well-maintained property. Each year the owners have made some update or improvement; in 2017 it was a remodeled kitchen and reupholstered sofas! They are attentive to details and truly want visitors to enjoy their property. I absolutely recommend it!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It is my greatest honor to have repeat guests. It is a true compliment! These folks have been one of my favorites. They truly enjoy their vacation time on the island and know how relax. It's become a lasting friendship. (They even checked on us during the hurricane). I appreciate what God has blessed me with and am delighted to share it with others. Medea
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Bishop, GA

Beautiful Views!!!

  • 5 of 5

What a great condo this was for our family! We were a family of 3 including a 10 year old and a set of Grandparents. The views from this unit are unbelievable! The beach can be seen from the master, the dining room table, and the living room area. So basically everywhere but you cannot beat an ocean view from the dining room table!!!! Even when it rained, we loved the views and were always passing around the binoculars with constant boats and dolphin to watch. It was extremely clean and there was plenty of room. We enjoyed Boogie Boarding, looking for shells, discovering turtles under the walkover, the Nature Center at Amelia Island Plantation along with Pizza from the pizza place there, many Putt Putt courses around and dining at Peppers, The Crab Trap and Tasty's. Loved communicating with this kind and organized owner!! We hope to return to this wonderful and relaxing condo!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! It warms my heart to know that people enjoy what my Condo has to offer. The views are amazing and it is wonderful to see God's handiwork in the sunrise and sunset. We consider it the ultimate compliment to have repeat guests. We welcome you and your loved ones back anytime. Take care and God bless you. .Medea
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Cary, North Carolina

May Vacation 2017 - Amerlia Island

  • 5 of 5

We, my wife and I, had the pleasure to staying at Medea's condo for a week in early May 2017. The condo was exactly as described and more. It is in a perfect location, no crowds, close to grocery stores, restaurants and the historic area is only 10 minutes away with tons of places to shop and eat.

We took advantage of the Ritz and Omni restaurants during our stay and ate at several places in the historic area of Fernandina Beach. We took a day trip to St. Augustine and toured around the historic area and took two river excursions on the boat tour and the Backwater Cat adventure! I highly recommend taking advantage of all that Fernandina Beach has to offer. There is a large notebook of menus and things to do for you to review and a selection of "beach worthy" books, which my wife took advantage of during our stay.

The condo has everything and everything is in great working order. There are beach chairs, floats, umbrellas for your use while there. Everything was clean and orderly. The location was right on the beach and having a corner unit was exceptional as there was always a breeze and an almost 180 degree view of the beach. Medea was extremely helpful before our arrival and provided all the specific information needed for a great arrival process and she offered her assistance while there, if needed.

The weather was great while there and this property fully met our needs and made for a great trip. It will easily accommodate another couple and a room for children if space is needed.

In summary, I highly recommend this property and the property owner. We will definitely plan another trip to Amelia late this year or next year. We went at the perfect time, no crowds at the beach or in town and the weather cooperated completely.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so totally blessed! When I read comments like yours I feel so grateful for my blessings. I appreciate the lovely coastline and the views that my condo provides for my guests. I strive to make my condo feel like home with all the little things that make a vacation go from good to great. I am so thankful that you appreciated my efforts. Please return anytime. I consider it the ultimate compliment when I have return guests. Take care and God bless. Medea
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Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Jacksonville International Airport

Biking and Running Paths, Beach and Deep Sea Fishing, Horseback Riding on the Beach, Beachside Yoga, Banana Boat Rides, State Parks include Fort Clinch, Big Talbot, Hugenot, and Little Talbot, ferry to Cumberland Island or perhaps just do nothing!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 11.0%

If calendar gaps appear, I will rent stays for less than the minimum required. Last Minute Rates Available- please call or contact me directly. Holidays may be a higher rate. Please inquire. This is a NON-Smoking condo and I have a NO PETS policy. (We have allergies!)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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