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Oceanfront House with Private Beach, Patio, and Gameroom

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

This is a great house, right on the ocean, that has been newly remodeled and renovated. It is a two-story house with four bedrooms (king, king, queen, and twins) and three bathrooms. Three bedrooms and two bathrooms are located upstairs; the other bedroom and bath, along with a game room which has a sofa-bed, are located downstairs. The two floors provide a lot of common area space, which can be nice with even the closest of families (i.e. teenagers vs adults). It is perfect for the extended family.

Outside, it's only a few steps to the beach. There are plenty of chairs and chaise lounges, a fenced in courtyard with gas grille, outside showers and covered area for some shade. Just a great beach location!

The full kitchen, living room, and upstairs master bedroom overlook the Atlantic Ocean; and a comfortable second floor deck overlooking the ocean can give guests a breathtaking view of the sunrise over the water. Perfect for sitting in the shade and watching the activities on the beach below.

The house is strategically located midway between prestigious Ponte Vedra and historic St. Augustine, which offers dining, shopping, and recreation for all. The house is bordered on the west by a nature preserve, and only single family, oceanfront homes as neighbors. This makes for a very uncrowded, relaxing, safe beach experience.

Please note that this is a non-smoking house, and does not allow pets. Also, the house may not be used as a venue for weddings, reunions, or other events hosting those not staying at the house. The person responsible for the rental must be at least 25 years old and staying at the house, and the maximum number of guests allowed is ten.

During the peak summer months, June, July, and August we only offer week-long Saturday to Saturday rentals. Also, there may be some other periods during special events where minimum stays or additional rates apply.

If you're within thirty days of your desired rental, call us about last-minute specials!

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Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 15, 2017

About The Owner

Tom Turnage was born and raised in Northeast Florida and is the owner of the Turnage Company, a design/build construction and remodeling company in Jacksonville. He purchased the house in 2003 as a fixer-upper and has extensively remodeled the house since purchase. He loves his beach house and uses it for both personal use and as an investment. He is active in the community and is the President of the SPV-Vilano Beach Restoration Association.

The Owner purchased this house in 2003

Why The Owner chose Florida North East

Tom grew up in Northeast Florida and resides in Jacksonville. went to beach often while growing up, now as an adult enjoys the area and appreciates the unique opportunities the area provides. The house is far enough away from our Jacksonville home to feel like we've gotten away, but is close enough to escape in the middle of the week even for a night.

What makes this house unique

Peace and Quiet. The house is located between Jacksonville Beach and St. Augustine. It is surrounded by Guana State Park and the closest public beach accesses are almost a mile away. Probably one of the least crowded beaches in Florida. It is a great for those who want to get away from the rat race, but still be close enough that golf courses and good restaurants are a short drive away.


South Ponte Vedra Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (2) Two king beds, one upstairs and one downstairs., Queen size Beds (1) Upstairs bedroom., Twin or Single Beds (2) Upstairs bedroom., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Downstairs in gameroom.
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(67 traveler reviews)

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Oceanfront House with Private Beach, Patio, and Gameroom
average rating of 4.970149 based on 67 reviews

We will return

  • 5 of 5

The house sits on the beach and was plenty spacious for 2 families of 4. The property was recently remodeled and was perfect for a long weekend at the beach with family and friends. We all wish we could have stayed longer. Tom, the owner even stopped by prior to our departure and he was super nice. It was a pleasure to meet you Tom and we hope your beach house fared well through Irma. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The house did great during Irma, but we did sustain some damage to the walkover, landscaping and fencing. We'll be back online in a few weeks. I am saddened that many of my neighbors did not fare as well, but am confident that they will all recover soon. Looking forward to your return, you were very wonderful guests.
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Great beach home, great beach!

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful, clean, thoughtfully and beautifully designed beach home with fabulous views! We loved the location....remote and private with very few people on the beach, yet so close to restaurants and shopping when we needed to stock up. Our family enjoyed the various seating areas of the house that gave everyone enough room, yet accommodated interactions and quality time together. We enjoyed every moonlit night and every sunrise and sunset. The large kitchen window looking directly down at the beach afforded us expansive views from the comfort of the house, if we opted not to be out on the huge deck. We saw many crabs, birds and dolphins. We liked the convenience of the outdoor shower to rinse off after our hours swimming in the ocean. Tom, the owner made our stay extra special by dropping by to welcome us and to ensure that we were safe and comfortable. He also shared a little about the history of the home after the 2016 hurricane. It is a perfect vacation home. We hope to visit again to build even more wonderful memories.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family get away

  • 5 of 5

We loved the ocean views and direct access to the beach. The accommodations were perfect for our family. The two master suites were just what we needed for us and our adult children. The kitchen was well equipped and we enjoyed grilling out on the gas grill. Lots of deck and lounge chairs made it easy for us all to enjoy the beautiful sunrises and sunsets. The close proximity to St Augustine was a bonus. We enjoyed one night dining at one of St Augustine's top restaurants. It was just what we needed--a relaxing mini-vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Beach House

  • 5 of 5

The beach house has the most fabulous views of the ocean and it was so cozy! And the private beach was an added bonus. The nearby restaurant "Caps by the Water" is one of the best restaurants I've ever been to and it's only a few miles from the house.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying here in this home. I cannot say enough about the Home it is an Amazing place. Well equipped with everything you need to have a wonderful time. The beach access is incredible. Spending time on the back porch was amazing being that close to the ocean is something you have to see to believe. I just can’t say enough to express the wonderful time you will have staying with in this house. Again I have to say incredible time and looking forward to returning next year to have another great time….Really did not want to leave…Simply an outstanding experience, each time that I and my family have stayed. Tom again thank you and Laura for opening your home to us and allowing us to have the experience that will most defiantly make life time wonderful memories.

Brad and Amy

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a great stay in this beautiful beach house.

  • 5 of 5

We soaked up the Florida sun on the beach everyday, went to St. Augustine and explored and did some tours, and kids loved the alligator farm. We were lucky enough to witness a sea turtle swim ashore mid-day to lay her eggs at the bottom of our steps. Needless to say we had an AMAZING trip.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Stacie, we're glad you had a great time at our house, and thanks for sharing your experience. Seeing a sea turtle nesting is rare, but during the day is almost unheard of! Life at the beach is full of surprises. Please come again. Tom
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Clean, Linens, Supplies $195 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

Rates quoted here are not final, as rates are flexible based on circumstances that can't be reflected in a computer program like this. They may sometimes go down for certain times, or go up due to special events (Thanksgiving, Christmas, Florida-Georgia game weekend, etc).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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