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Cozy 3 bedroom, pet friendly, beach house close to historic St. Augustine.

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Oceanfront (Sleeps 6)

Designed for families and fun, 'The Treasure Chest' is a cozy cottage that offers a great ocean front location. It is located near famous historic St. Augustine sights, World Golf Village and many other nearby attractions. On our quiet beach, you will love the sounds and gorgeous view of the Atlantic Ocean. Treasure Chest is a casual, cozy, budget friendly beach house. And feel free to bring Fido, because it is also pet friendly.

The property is not handicapped friendly. If you have questions, please contact the owner.

More Details

David Lombana
Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2018


Saint Augustine Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • The master bathroom features a shower and toilet, while the 2nd bathroom has a shower/tub and toilet.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Master bedroom has queen bed. Second bedroom has a double bed. Third bedroom has twin beds.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

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Cozy 3 bedroom, pet friendly, beach house close to historic St. Augustine.
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 21 reviews

Loved this house!

  • 5 of 5

We brought our two German Shorthair Pointers and loved the fence! Very comfortable beds and a brand new grill. My favorite thing was that there were spices, aluminum foil, trash bags, laundry detergent, etc. Previous vacationers had left some things that you typically forget to bring, so we added to the collection for the next vacationers. Very relaxing and enjoyable vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Clean and cozy with amazing views and beach access

  • 5 of 5

We loved working with David and enjoyed this cottage immensely. I wish it had a king bed in the main bedroom but the queen was comfortable. Would book this again great place and so convenient to all the attractions of St Augustine while remaining quiet and private.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at Treasure Chest. It is a very cute little oceanfront cottage. We may see if we can get a king bed in the master bedroom. That would be a nice addition.
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Perfect beach cottage

  • 5 of 5

Spectacular view of the Atlantic Ocean by day and tranquil sound of waves by night! Enclosed yard making it completely pet friendly. We stayed 7 nights in December 2017; only had a few days warm enough for the dogs to play in the surf; the other days we visited/shopped in historic St. Augustine❤️and went to Disney World Magic Kingdom. The location was fabulous, very close to all avenues to adventures. Thank you for allowing us to enjoy the property!

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Treasure Chest is a treasure!

  • 5 of 5

We used Treasure Chest as our home away from home while we explored St. Augustine. The home is very comfortable, pet friendly, and has a great view of the Atlantic Ocean surf. The home was clean and ready for us upon arrival. We appreciated its convenience for getting into St. Augustine and the availability to explore other near-by destinations such as Crescent Beach. There is plenty to do in the area or if you wish for a place to be cozy and not go anywhere, this home offers the perfect spot to sit and gaze. Great sunrises and walks along the beach for the early birds! Would highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us at Treasure Chest. It is a great little beach cottage. As mentioned, it is just a short drive from historic downtown St. Augustine, and all of the shops and sites it has to offer. We look forward to having you back again soon.
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Treasure Cheat

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this fabulous beach house December 11 to the 15th. We were on our way to the Eukanuba National Dog show to compete in agility. By the time we needed to leave for Orlando for the competition we didn't want to! The house was perfect. Fabulous environment for the dogs. LOVED THE FENCED YARD even though we don't leave our dogs outside unattended, knowing the fence was there was a wonderful safety net in case one got out the door when they weren't supposed to. The deck was wonderful. And the walkway to the beach perfect. Liked not having a tall walkway to the ocean as so many beach houses have. Listening to the ocean all night long was heavenly. My only recommendation would be a recliner or two for the deck for laying in the sun. Otherwise, it was perfect in all ways. Having the grocery store walking distance was a great plus. And being close to St. Augustine was great for eating options, although we found a great little resteraunt right near the grocery store that we went to twice. Our first night and our last night. Awesome place and we hoe to return next year.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us at Treasure Chest. As mentioned, the house is very close to the Vilano Town Center, where you will find a full service grocery store, liquor store, and several shops and restaurants. St. Augustine is only 5 minutes away by car! We hope to have you and the pooches back again next year. We will also look into getting a couple of reclining beach chairs!
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Pleasant Beach House

  • 4 of 5

We are just finishing up a very pleasant stay at Treasure Chest. We used to live inland near here and come back to see friends and enjoy the beach. This cozy cottage worked very well for entertaining a few friends in casual beach style. The gas grill came in very handy, as did the parking. The kitchen is small but cute and very well stocked. No ice maker but I prefer to buy ice since the water is, uh, Florida water. The umbrella on the deck provided nice shade. The property manager was very responsive to a couple of minor issues. The deck table and chairs are getting a bit rusty (put a towel on your chair) and the deck wood itself is splintering and will need replacement soon. I would not recommend this cottage for small children until that project is done. But it was fine with teens and adults. We wore our flip flops or walked carefully to avoid a cut or splinter. The yard is fenced if you close the gates across the driveway. Also, we were able to use plastic deck chairs to block off part of the deck to allow our terrier to keep us company on the deck. (I wasn't comfortable leaving her unsupervised down below, but that due to her nature, not the property.) Most interior doors don't lock (which bothered my teen when he wanted to change or shower). The view is lovely and the beach uncrowded. The cottage is walking distance or easy drive to Publix and restaurants. I love the location.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. We are very glad that you had a great time. We will look into the deck issue. We did just replace the walkway to the beach for the same reason.
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Jacksonville International JAX
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Caps (
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Vilano Beach
Car: necessary

'Treasure Chest' is located 3 miles from historic St. Augustine and 20 miles from posh Ponte Vedra. We have several public golf courses within a 20 minute drive, and St, Augustine offers many different activities. Stroll the quaint shops on St. George Street or explore the antique shops and art galleries scattered throughout town. Tour the town by trolley or horse and buggy; don't miss the Alligator Farm, Ghost Tours, Lightner Museum, Fort Matanzas, and the many historical attractions!

If you love water sports, you have come to the right place! You can rent surf boards, jet skis, canoes, and other boats; you can go para sailing, hot air ballooning or fishing in the ocean or the Intracoastal Waterway! All of our guests get discounts to several local businesses!

In Ponte Vedra and Jacksonville, you can go horse back riding on the beach, take surfing lessons, visit the great Jacksonville Zoo, or take in a Jaguars game!

We have something for everyone--but most guests love our beach house the most! You may never want to leave!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Processing $50 + Tax
Pet Fee $225 + Tax
Cleaning Fee $150 + Tax

For Easter, Memorial Week, July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years weeks there is a $500 up-charge and a weekly minimum. Many pets accepted with signed Pet Agreement and payment of pet fee ($225 for one pet, $350 for two). Cleaning fee is $150. Processing fee is $50, and tax is 10.5%.

Cancellation Policy Note: Please note that this website advertises a 60 day 100% cancellation policy. That is not our cancellation policy! Unfortunately, there is no accurate way to list it on this site except in this section. Our cancellation policy is as follows:

When a reservation is made, refunds are made ONLY if the house becomes uninhabitable OR if the owners are able to re-rent the house for the same period and amount as the original booking. If a portion of the rental time is re-booked, a pro-rata refund will be made. All refunds due to renter-initiated cancellations are subject to a 10% administrative fee. If you feel there is a good chance that you may have to cancel, we encourage you to obtain trip cancellation insurance.

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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