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THE SAND BUCKET- Special $99/nt-5 nt. min. Week of 9/9 and week of 9/16

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,480 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedrooms,2 baths, across from beach,heated pool, 2 bikes, free wifi, w/d

The above rate is a special rate for the above dates only and does not include fees and taxes. Our pool will be resurfaced during this time and will not be open.

'THE SAND BUCKET' at Seaside at Anastasia is the perfect vacation home within walking distance of the beach, restaurants, shops, and a short 5 minute drive to historic St. Augustine.

•Beds - 1 king. 2 queens, 1 queen sleep sofa, 1 baby pak-n-play

•FREE high speed wireless internet and free long distance to US/Canada

•4 cable flat screen TVs and 3 DVD players

•Comcast Infinity cable TV with premium channels including music

•Screened balcony with views of pool, lake, and ocean.

•Fully equipped kitchen and laundry room.

•All linens including beach towels and starter paper and soap products.

•Beach gear -cart, umbrella, chairs, cooler, sand toys, boogie boards and pool noodles.

•2 adult bikes for street use.

•"Welcome" book with local restaurant and attractions information.

•Community HEATED pool and exercise room.

•Gated community with elevators.

•Poolside charcoal grills.

Just pack your clothes and personal items. Almost everything else is here for a fun, stress-free vacation. Please read our reviews from past travelers.

More Details

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

About Larry

My wife and I purchased this property in 2010 and are now in our seventh year of sharing our vacation home with guests. Our goal is to provide our guests with a comfortable and memorable "vacation home" that they will return to frequently.

Larry purchased this condo in 2010

Why Larry chose Florida North East

After spending several vacations in the St. Augustine area when our children were younger we decided to buy here so that our grandchildren could enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of St. Augustine Beach. We vacationed in Seaside at Anastasia prior to purchasing our unit and quickly realized this is the 'best location on the island'. The beach across from our condo is a pedestrian-only beach, yet we are a short distance from the 'A' street beach ramp where you can drive for 16 miles South on the sand.

What makes this condo unique

St. Augustine is a wonderful location for a family vacation - Forty-plus miles of uncrowded beaches, no traffic jams, no high rise hotels (3 story limit), plenty of family style restaurants and venues for entertainment of all ages make for a relaxing vacation at the beach. Our condo offers some of the best ocean views that only a select number of third floor units have. We chose our condo based on the proximity to the pier and beach, and yet in a quieter area of the beach with plenty to do within walking distance.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Condo is great!!! Never been in so thought out fully furnished condo. Thanks a lot for a great week. Will try to be here again.

We had three people from Belgium and they were thrilled by the condo."
Jul 2008
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Saint Augustine Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1480 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Large double sink vanity
  • Double vanity in master bathroom separated by a door into shower/tub area for additional privacy.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , flat screen tv and dvd player
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , flat screen TV
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Ocean view with flat screen TV, DVD and VCR player
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Ocean view with flat screen TV (king size bed in 2015)
  • All bed linens are provided. Ocean view from master bedroom. Screened balcony off master bedroom. Ceiling fans and flat screen TVs in all bedrooms. There is a pack/play if you are bringing a baby. There are also a couple of beach chairs,a beach umbrella, and sand toys for your enjoyment.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 2 bicycles
  • 6 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • jetted tub ...
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Two adult bicycles are available for our guests. Secured high speed wireless internet in the unit and internet in the clubhouse/pool area. Pack and play for a baby and also a baby/toddler feeding chairs are provided. We have provided beach chairs, beach cart, boogie boards, pool noodles, beach towels, umbrella, and sand toys for your enjoyment! Smoke and pet free environment..


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THE SAND BUCKET- Special $99/nt-5 nt. min. Week of 9/9 and week of 9/16
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Best vacation ever!!!!

  • 5 of 5

The Sandbucket was perfect in every way!! The condo was beautiful, comfortable and immaculate! Everything you needed was provided! We enjoyed the beach, pool and many wonderful restaurants and attractions nearby! We would definetly come back and would highly recommend the Sandbucket to everyone !😎

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for letting us know that you enjoyed The Sand Bucket. We love sharing our place with others that love it as much as we do. Your comments help us to know that we are succeeding at making our guests comfortable. We hope you will return in the future. Have a great summer!
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Stacey R

  • 5 of 5

We chose to take a family vacation for Christmas and this was perfect! We had seven adults from Illinois, Tennessee and Arkansas. The owner even had a wreath and Christmas music available for us! The condo had everything and more. It was decorated beautifully and had all of the items we needed to prepare meals. We enjoyed visiting the beach, the farmers market, historical St Augustine and just spending time together in the condo. Would recommend to anyone visiting the area!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Stacey: It was great to hear that our condo worked well for your family Christmas get together. I hope that you were able to see the historical area of St. Augustine all lit up at night for Christmas. We love taking a trolley ride through all the twinkling lights. We look forward to hearing from you again if the opportunity arises. Thanks for the nice review.
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Bedford, Nova Scotia,Canada

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

This condo is perfect , clean , neat and tidy, spacious and bright , quiet and well equiped . My wife and I spent a week there recently and had a great stay. We visited the city of Saint Augustine, spent time on the beaches , played some golf and of course did some shopping at the factory outlets. The local restaurants are great and all services are close by.

We would recommend this condo to couples , groups of friends or families for a stay in the area.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Carolina

Best vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely place this was. Everything was beautiful and clean. Our family had such a good time at the beach and enjoying the beautiful pool. We read, caught fish, ate and enjoyed every minute. We are already planning our next trip back! Every aspect of this rental was fabulous!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Orlando, FL

Top Notch

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time at this rental. We were a bit apprehesive about renting a unit off the beach because we have always enjoyed being right on the beach. After viewing the picutres and communicating with the owner, we decided to give this one a try. We would have to say it exceeded our expectations. The unit was immaculate, well decorated, well furnished, right across the street from the beach and pier, just a few blocks from thesouth end of Anastasia SP, and 10 minutres from the lighthouse, boat ramp, and historic St. Augustine. It was a wonderful stay and we are already looking forward to our next visit.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tim, Thanks for the kind review which confirms our belief that the condo is located in the best location on Anastasia Island! We're glad that we were able to accomodate you with parking for your boat so you could enjoy the waterways. Fall is a great time to take in a tour at the Sebastian Winery or go on one of the many "ghost tours" offered. Starting about November 17, the historic area of St. Augustine is ablaze with millions of tiny lights for the holidays and is a perfect time for a horse drawn carriage ride at night. We look forward to having you return soon!
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Fantastic condo

  • 5 of 5

We could not have asked for a better condo. The condo had everything anyone could need: beacher chair, boogie board, beach towels, all linens, and necessary cooking utensils. It was beautifully decorated and made you feel at home.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Panama Hatties, Sunset Grill, FAO, SaltLife
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Numerous golf courses
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Antonio's, Panama Hatties, Sunset Grill, Salt Life
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
St. Augustine Beach
Car: recommended

Great Location, across from St. Augustine pier... walk and bike everywhere... Enjoy pier events, festivals, music, fishing, fireworks on New Years Eve. Lots of parks for small children and new skateboard park for older children/adults within close proximity. Several great restaurants and small stores with beach apparel, gifts, etc. are within walking distance. A short 5-8 minute walk puts you on the beach of Anastasia State Park. Historic St. Augustine is a five minute drive away. Grocery stores are 2-4 miles away depending on your preference. Two outlet malls approximately 16 miles from condo.

There are 41 miles of beautiful coastline with eight beachfront parks. Vehicular traffic is allowed on 16 miles of the sandy beach which is free of charge October thru February and paid access March thru September.

Nights of Lights runs from mid-November thru January 31 during which time the historic area is ablaze with twinkling lights. National Geographic Magazine (Dec. 2011) ranked St. Augustine as 'one of the top 10 places to see holiday lights'. In 2009, AAA ranked it in their '12 Favorite Places to find the holiday spirit in the USA and Canada'.

Forbes Magazine (April, 2012) listed St. Augustine as one of 10 of the prettiest towns in America.

SmartMoney (October, 2010) listed St. Augustine on their list of 'The New Best Places to Retire'.


Rates & Availability

Saint Augustine Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 20-Aug. 4, 2017
May 20 2017 - Aug 4 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
Aug. 5 - Sept. 2
Aug 5 2017 - Sep 1 2017
5 night minimum stay
Special Pricing
Sep 2 2017 - Sep 15 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
Sept 16- Nov 18, 2017
Sep 16 2017 - Nov 18 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Rental damage protection $47
Booking fee $50 + Tax
Cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

NO SMOKING - penalties apply for violating this policy.
NO PETS - penalties apply for violating this policy to include tenant's tenancy to be terminated immediately.
Arrival time is 4:00 PM EST. Departure time is 10:00 AM EST.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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