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Family friendly, Large Pool & Summer Kitchen!

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

This cozy, modern home with pool (not-heated) is located 1/2 mile walking distance to historic downtown area. With its stunningly large chef's dream kitchen and open floor plan your family will love being all together here. Surround sound throughout house that extends to outside pool area. Including a short drive to the beach where you can relax ,surf and sun or collect shells all day. This is a great get-a-way place to relax, rejuvenate and explore. We have accommodated many wedding parties here who get ready for their wedding at The White Room or The River House.

We have just added a separate roofed beautiful summer kitchen and bar

that seats 6 with a large flat screen TV to watch games etc.

Bathrooms comes with toilet paper,deodorizer spray, razors, flat iron blow dryer, small curling iron, towels and incidentals to start with, depending on length of stay you may need to purchase more.

Queen beds with pillow mattresses, 1 in each room, plus 2 twin mattresses,1 twin air mattress stored in guest room closet for sleeping. Sheets,pillows, blankets provided for all. Also you will notice there are black foam boards we put in the windows to keep room darker for you when the sun rises, also for privacy. If outside at night an lights on, you can see into living room (so draw curtains) an bedrooms so put up foam boards before changing please.

Kitchen also includes island, large pantry, full bar area with refrigerated drawers and sink. Our stove is a large 4 burner gas stove with large oven. When turning on burners it is normal to hear clicking sound, that is the ignitor switch, but should stop after a few seconds. Living room, kitchen, dining room all open to each other so seating around 14 includes 5 bar stools. Family room has brick fireplace, couch and a high top table that seats 4 for games, poker (have chips as well as cards) etc. It also has 2 double glass doors that open to huge lanai brick pavers tropical pool area. Pool bathroom is large and right off family room with exterior door that leads to gas grill, pool area an storage area for bikes. 6 adult bikes for your pleasure to use. 2 kids bike. Bike lock keys are on bikes. We do have a lot of non-perishable items that we stock for when we stay there, so if you run out of something please feel free to use we just ask that you replace it. We have many spices, sugar, teas, salt & pepper.

This home has many extras for your convenience from a stocked bathroom to a variety of things in the pantry. With laundry soap, dish washing soap, a few trash bags, teas, spices in kitchen,condiments cleaning supplies etc. Please feel free to use what you need. Just ask if you use it all to kindly replace it. What we love about this home is that it causes you to unwind and enjoy the simplicity of St. Augustine life. We come down quit often just to relax, ride the bikes into downtown area for dinner at Harry's, sitting outside and listening to a great local artist sing well known songs, then we might be off to Sangria's upstairs for more wine and great musicians playing every weekend. Then we never fail to go by to Mia Casa on St. George St. to say hi to owner Marney. They also have a great guitarist playing Saturday afternoons James Taylor songs. I was born in St. Augustine but have always lived in Jacksonville Fl. but spent many weekends visiting my grandparents and cousins in St. Augustine, but even today 57 yrs later I still find something I have never seen before there. So I hope you come and love exploring as we do and that you will come back often. Lisa Francis:)

Other Activities: surfing,skateboarding park,shopping,deep sea fishing boat rides,museums, art walks, ghost tours,pirate boat ship, eco tours, Dolphin excursions.etc Check out our newest vacation home on Homeaway #3496235

Keywords: Vacation Home, St Augustine, Florida, Large Pool. Located at: 219 Zoratoa Ave. 32080 .

More Details

Lisa Francis
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

About Lisa Francis

Hi, I'm Lisa and my husband is Steve We have 3 children, Brandon (34)who loves to hunt fish and good with plants. Russel(30) is a singer in Australia and Kelsy

(22 )who is a Senior at UNF.

Lisa Francis purchased this house in 2010

Why Lisa Francis chose Florida North East

It is our retirement home, not just a rental to us, I was born in St Augustine, but lived in Jacksonville, but visited grandparents all the time who lived there. I love the area, being close to walking to the restaurants, pubs,is a plus and a short drive to the beaches, I always find something I didn't know was there even after 58 yrs.

What makes this house unique

We love riding bikes all over downtown area, trying all the wonderful restaurants there. Bringing our boat down and going down the beautiful intracoastal and watching the dolphins at dolphin pt.

We just love this city.


Saint Augustine House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Town ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Double vanity sink, with large shower, toilet etc
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Pool bath: toilet and pedestal sink
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Guest bathroom in hallway
  • 1 shower bathroom and 1 tub bathroom,marble counter tops, double sink master, single in guest bath.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , olympic queen 80x66
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Regular Queen 80x60
    Other (See Description) - 2 twin/ single , 2 mattresses in guest room closet 1 in garage.
  • Queen size Beds (2) 1 in each bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (2) There are 2 twin mattresses and 1 twin air mattress that can be used for additional people stored in guest room closet.They can be put on floor.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 6 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
10 garden chairs, 4 beach chairs, 6 bicycles adult, beach towels, 1 cooler, games. We have added a hugh outside summer kitchen.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(55 traveler reviews)

Family friendly, Large Pool & Summer Kitchen!
average rating of 4.9636364 based on 55 reviews
Sarasota, Florida USA

Spacious, great amenities, delightfully equiped, quiet but close to downtown, a gem

  • 5 of 5

Drive up to what looks like a small, beautifully landscaped and maintained 50's Florida home, single car garage, nice location. Open the door to a different reality. Huge open plan, living, dining, entertaining area segways into an open gourmet kitchen, beautiful bamboo floors, stone counters, great lighting, with island and integrated bar. This area has it all, huge flat screen TV, housewide sound system, 2 bar frig'es, ice maker, bar sink, tap & feed for remote keg?! The kitchen picks up on the other side of the island, everything you need is here. Walk through to the pool area. Beautiful, expansive pool, surrounded by decks, and the outdoor "sports bar", Ping-Pong & foosball tables, fire pits, tables for entertaining, lounge chairs, grill. Baths and bedrooms, large, comfortable and well equipped. This ones a gem, great location, great place to stay, great place to entertain.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow,thanks so much for your kind words and attention to detail. We are so glad you enjoyed our home, we put a lot of heart into it,and we are happy it shows. We have been blessed with many wonderful appreciative guest such as yourselves. Come back anytime :)
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A little slice of heaven!

  • 5 of 5

This house was quite literally a little slice of heaven! The home was beautiful and the hosts had provided more amenities than you could ever want or need. The location was perfect, as you could literally walk to the old town shops and restaurants if you wanted. The icing on the cake, however, was the beautifully landscaped backyard and pool. It truly was difficult trying to decide whether to go out or "stay home" each day. The only negative aspect of this stay was having to head home after a wonderful week.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing Vacation Experience!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect relaxing getaway. The location is peaceful and quiet yet close to all the activities that St. Augustine has to offer. The owner was so pleasant and helpful in making our vacation special and fun. We would definitely recommend this for a great getaway from the rat race. It was ideal for our small family get together and we have decided to make it an annual tradition.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This house is absolutely beautiful. The pictures do not do it justice! It was perfect for our family and the children loved the pool. It is so close to historic St. George Street that we walked over several times for breakfast at Mary's and The Bunnery! Lisa is so easy to work with and even moved furniture to find my lost watch and mail it back to me! You can't go wrong with this rental!

  • Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aww thanks Teresa always a pleasure having you and your family!
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented this house for our wedding week. It was perfect for the two of us, and was only one mile from the White Room and historic downtown. The bridal party and I had plenty of room to get ready. Refrigerators everywhere! Even a place to tap a keg. The back yard was my favorite- I wish we had more time to enjoy it and use the outdoor grill! We got to meet Lisa and Steve both on the day of check out, they were very sweet. We can't wait to return to reminisce about our special week.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Better than the Pictures...Look no more, Stay Here!!

  • 5 of 5

This was the most amazing stay at a VRBO property...If it was a family members house it could not have been any better. Lisa was great keeping in touch with us throughout our stay and asking how things were going. She made sure on our last night to remind us of specific things that have to be done prior to leaving. The house was the best...from the the kitchen to the living area...everything. Every vacation will be in St Augustine so I can stay here everytime... I would not want to stay anywhere else. The beds are comfortable, the appliances are better than the best....If you ever want to sell me!! Thanks again!!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much,we appreciate having your family and how well you took care of our home,you are welcome back anytime :)
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
St. Augustine Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
British Pub
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Anastasia Blvd
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
O'steens Seafood
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Anastasia Beach
Car: not necessary

Winery Tours, Scenic Drives,Horse an buggy tours. Pub crawls. Alligator Farm,Farmers Market,Ripley Believe it or Not.Potters Wax,Beaches,Shops Galore, Outlet Mall and more!


Rates & Availability

Saint Augustine House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $175
Refundable damage deposit $300

Please contact me thru my personal email or 904-226-4868

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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