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Gorgeous Oceanfront Home featured in Better Homes & Garden steps from the water

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Downstairs Enclosed Shower by Beach!(Sleeps 6)

This magical, private OCEANFRONT home is not only featured on the cover of both “Better Homes and Gardens Quick and Easy Decorating” and “Second Home” magazine it is THE CLOSEST house to the Atlantic Ocean on Amelia Island!!!

The home features three bedrooms and one extra-large spa-like bathroom with a private hot and cold shower downstairs. It's luxuriously appointed; every room has been professionally decorated and is complimented by being on the ocean at pristine Amelia Island and comfortably sleeps up to 6! Everything is provided from ironed linens, to beach towels, chairs, etc,.. Visit our home for a week and you may find yourself wanting to stay a month!!!

Beach House Amenities - In the locked closet under the house you will find many beach-like things such as: beach chairs, surf boards, a hammock and many more things. There is also a shower if you want to rinse off before entering the house or if you just want to cool off. Please lock before retiring for the evening and when you leave the house.

Free wifi

There is also a full laundry room to wash and dry your clothes as needed.

This lovely beach house not only soothes the soul, it is fully equipped for every need so enjoy your stay.

Amelia Island Amenities - Amelia Island is 'the' place to be. We are known as one of the top ten beaches in the world! We are a small island but we are full of lots to do. Not only do we have our share of five star restaurants, we have some of the best golf courses in the world.

Dining - Joe's Bistro, Los Clos, Brett's Waterway Cafe, PLAE, Barbara Jean's

Sites to See - Ft. Clinch, Cumberland Island (known for the wedding of JFK Jr.), 13 Miles of Beaches, Amelia Island Museum of History, Downtown Fernandina Beach

Recreation - Boating / Sailing, North Hampton Golf Course, Horseback riding on the beach, Golfing (3 of the area's 7 courses are public), Tennis, Shopping, Kayaking, Spas, Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival, Charter a boat, World renowned fishing pier, Home of the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival, The home of Pippi Longstocking,

Bike riding.

Anyone who visits the island is said to 'leave a little bit of themselves when they leave so they are always sure to return.'

Keywords: Cottage

More Details

Marlee Krohn
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About Marlee Krohn

I grew up in Atlanta and have been visiting the island all my life! It is still as pristine as it was all those years ago! The memories are all wonderful and a lot of the island and the establishments are still here!!! My whole family visits again and again! We all can't get enough of our home and the island!!!

Marlee Krohn purchased this house in 1998

Why Marlee Krohn chose Amelia Island

It spoke to us as soon as we walked in! It needed a lot of TLC but there is something wonderful and calming about this lovely home! Not to mention, that is SO VERY CLOSE to the ocean!!! Our home is 'one of a kind' and never disappoints!

What makes this house unique

The simplicity and the views and the possibilities made us fall in love with our home! We made all those dreams come true when we renovated our home roof to sand! We kept the integrity of our home; keeping the wood ceiling, walls and floors and bringing them back to their original beauty and added the modern conveniences. The views are magnificent everywhere in our home! The outside decks are breath taking! It's an incredible home and we love sharing it!!!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Absolutely, positivity, the best place for a sister's beach retreat ever! This home is so cute. The decor is outstanding and so beautiful. All your little touches do not go unnoticed. Everything you have done to elevate this gem is so well thought out and melds so well together. Thank you for opening it up to us. We will be back!
Oct 2017
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Amelia Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
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:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Large bathroom And an enclosed/private shower steps from the Beach!!!
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1) 2 bedrooms with queen size pillow top beds, Twin or Single Beds (1) 1 bedroom with twin size pillow top beds
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Games
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
WE do accept Credit Cards!!! If guests decide they don't want to go to a nearby spa, a massage/neuromuscular therapist can come to you! Please arrange with me in advance!


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Gorgeous Oceanfront Home featured in Better Homes & Garden steps from the water
average rating of 4.948718 based on 41 reviews

Breathtaking home! Beachfront delight. Perfect location.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here in August 2016 with our two children (5 years old and 10 months old) for our first visit to Ameila island. The house is breathtaking. Directly on the beach, with windows all around and a master bedroom which seems to float over the sand dunes.

Perfect location to explore Fort Clinch (less than 1 mile jog to park entrance), downtown Fernandina Beach, or just step outside and enjoy the ocean.

The owner has truly thought of everything. Full kitchen with everything organized, high quality towels and sheets, beach equipment, a nice outdoor shower, and of course the interior design (you can see on the listing) is amazing.

Owner was available instantly by phone to handle check in, answer questions about the area, and even helped coordinate delivery of some baby supplies (crib, beach stroller) before our arrival.

Highly recommend this unique property. Not to be missed!

PS: If traveling with kids, we used baby's away and rented a full size crib, beach stroller and high chair. Delivered to the house in good condition and saved us having to travel with these items.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Casual elegance wrapped up in rustic chic.

  • 5 of 5

Relaxing, beautiful. Everything a beach cottage should be. Marlee (the owner), is truly amazing to work with.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Had a great mother daughter weekend to celebrate my moms 70th bday.

  • 5 of 5

I could not have imagined any other place more quaint and full of character. Absolutely gorgeous. Loved it. 5 stars for sure

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Louisville, Kentucky

Olde-world Florida cottage is everything (and more) it is described as being

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful and olde-world Florida cottage is everything it is described as being. It was spotlessly clean, roomy, and had everything we needed for a delightful stay. In addition, the location cannot be beat (the ocean is your back yard). Will definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Perfect getaway! All the comforts of home and steps from the ocean... enjoy just the view or become part of the view... it's amazing location makes this property a perfect "10"

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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An artful preservation of Fernandina's past

  • 5 of 5

When we travel, we look for homes that have charm, character, history and style. Ocean Cay had it all! The home is tastefully decorated, comfortable, and steps from the beach. Everything was absolutely perfect and we would go back time and time again!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
JAX Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Palace Salon
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Mayport Ferry
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Fernandina Golf
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Surf
Nearest Beach
Front Yard!
Car: recommended



Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
cleaning fee $125
Tax Rate 11.0%

All holidays are the $397 nightly rate.

Owner'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.

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