Steps to the Water 1930'S Renovated Artist Cottage(52 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cottage, 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, Sleeps 2-4
This is an old fashioned 1930's beach cottage with lots of privacy as it is totally fenced in. We've hired a talented gardener/ designer who uses Florida native beach flowers and grasses to create a casual shore setting.
Come and relax at our 1930’s totally renovated cottage by the sea. We've decorated it with charming vintage finds. Including chandeliers that light up the patio area at night creating a magical setting for romance and family fun.
We love sitting on the deck at night feeling the breezes off the ocean.
Immerse yourself in the world of Old Florida, the way it used to be. Grab your coffee and watch the miracle of a sunrise as the dolphins play and the pelicans fly overhead. Sometimes you will see a couple of the locals fishing and it's fun to check if they "got lucky" yet. It's so peaceful walking along our quiet beach to the inlet where you can see the old St Augustine lighthouse on the other shore and other historical sites.
Many activities are available at the beach...parasailing, fishing, kayaking, boating. Why not sail on the pirate ship “Black Raven' If you sail on Wednesday it docks at Aunt Kate’s restaurant for a delicious seafood dinner. We also love walking to our favorite local restaurants for breakfast, lunch or dinner. (We’ll leave you a list). You can walk to our beautiful pier (you can fish from it) too.
Feel like visiting the 16th century? A short ride over the bridge and you are in ancient St. Augustine. The oldest settlement and fort in the USA.
Explore the historical sites and enjoy the family owned restaurants. Take a tour. Either a trolley or a romantic horse and carriage ride.
Fall asleep to the sound of the surf and the swaying palm trees in our hammock on the deck. Yes you can see the ocean from the deck.
Carolyn and Jim Covert
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Member since: 2011
- Max. occupancy 4
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
- The master bedroom has lots of windows. A brand new mattress and box spring assure you of a good night’s sleep. Duvet covers and sheets are clean for your arrival. There is a quaint old chest of drawers with a hutch filled with vintage finds and interesting books. Also ample closet space for hang-ups and a full length mirror. Twin beds in second bedroom which is bright and sunny. There is an armoire in the room for handups. Matching colorful comforters for both beds....moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Large bathroom, recently renovated!
- A short walk down the beach or down the road from the cottage and you will find a wonderful breakfast/lunch cafe. Also two other really good restaurants within walking distance.....we'll leave you all the info. There is also a cozy area on the screened porch to have your wake- up coffee. A wonderful way to end the day is sitting on the deck, high in the palm trees, feeling the ocean breeze. You can see a little bit of the ocean!...moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
Linens provided: Thick bath towels, hand towels and wash cloths, blankets, sheets, pillows and pillow cases for each bed. Generous comforters ,toilet paper, hand soap, bath soap, shampoo and conditioner provided....moreless
- Living Room
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Coffee Maker
This kitchen is very well stocked. Lots of pots and pans, cake pans, cupcake pan, brownie pan, vintage mixer, baking dishes, china dishes, bowls, water glasses, wine glasses, new knife block with all the knives you will need, new flatware. Also provided are hand towels, table cloths, placemats, paper towels, dish soap, cleaning supplies, garbage bags, iron, disposable dishes and cups. ...moreless
- Dishes & Utensils
Full kitchen: Brand new kitchen installed in May 2011. All white with white lace curtains, and cupboards. Very sunny and bright. Double sink, new stove, coffee maker, new wide slot toaster, microwave, lots of storage space in cabinets. ...moreless
- Pantry Items
- Beach Chairs
- Beach Towels
- Crow's Nest
- Deck / Patio:
- Lanai / Gazebo:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Porch / Veranda
- Screen Porch / Veranda
Pool / Spa
- Steam Shower
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
JANUARY - DECEMBER
Jan 19 - Dec 31, 2017
3 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $0
- cleaning fee $75
- Refundable Damage Deposit $150
- Tax Rate 10%
HOLIDAY WEEKEND RATES ARE USUALLY FROM THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY, MINIMUM STAY 3 NIGHTS. $185.00/NIGHT
NEW YEARS EVE
MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY
Owner's cancellation policy:
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Why the Owner Chose Saint Augustine, FL, USA:
We rented a cottage in the area and fell in love with the location. I had always dreamed of having a cottage by the sea where we could grab our coffees, walk the beach and watch the sunrise. The charming quaint cottages and the quietness of the area are so relaxing. There is a beautiful nature walk across the street. Having the ancient city of St Augustine so close by makes the location perfect. Interesting restaurants and beautiful architecture just make it a dream location. St. Augustine is a very magical city. Take a horse and carriage ride! We love and use the cottage whenever we can. I like to think of our guests as friends, who are enjoying our cottage.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
In addition to being less than 10 minutes from the ancient city, you can walk to at least 3 good restaurants and our local supermarket, Publix.
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1930's Old Fashioned front door.
Come on in
The deck with wonderful sea breezes.
Lots of shaded relaxing space.
Our path to the sea.
Back from the beach outdoor hot/cold shower.
Cozy 1930's charm
Ancient St. Augustine door.
The Master Bedroom
Lots of privacy
Welcome to the Cottage.
Deck entrance. Where the balmy breezes blow and the stars shine bright.
Solar chandelier lights up for romantic evening meals.
Great dining at the beach!
Sunrise at our beach. Bring your coffee/tea. It's heavenly.
Our new fully equipped Kitchen.
The sunny guest room.
'The 'Sea Captain' of the cottage.
View from the hand painted window.
Screened in porch. Good spot for your first cup of coffee.
Inside the gated fenced yard.
This listing was first published here in 2011.
Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017
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