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Oceanfront Villa - Sights, Sounds & Fragrance Of The Ocean.

Bedrooms 1
Space 850 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, 4th floor condo 200 yards off the ocean's edge

Freshly painted, carpeted & furnished, 2 new queen beds + 1 sleeper; 2 flat screens, cable + DVD, full kitchen, + washer & dryer, wireless internet. Phenomenal views, sounds, access to & use of the ocean.

Complete redesign of kitchen + new appliances in December 2013. Fresh paint & bed linens too. Bathroom was completely remodeled in November of 2014. New carpeting in December of 2015. Keyless entry pad for guests. Villa is part of Amelia Surf & Racquet Club which is exceptionally well maintained. Please note that I do not accept payments & reservations confirmations through VRBO systems. I use a local property manager to handle all rental confirmations & details.

Property Manager
John Buchanan
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

Why John Buchanan chose Florida North East

We brought this property into our family as an intentionally low key 'escape' from the hectic business world. As the island has grown, the property has remained extremely well kept and peaceful which is exactly our intention.

What makes this villa unique

Easy access to the whole island & surrounding areas while enjoying the peace & quiet of the property; a home-away-from-home. The villa is thoughtful & well-cared for, perfect as your vacation home base.


Amelia Island Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Bathroom was completely remodeled in November of 2014.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen , Sleeps 4
  • Newly furnished and decorated in May 2013. 2 Queen beds, flat screen, sliding door opens to shaded deck and the sounds of the ocean. Bed linens & towels are continuously refreshed. New carpeting in December 2015.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Our intention in choosing this property was to keep it well maintained & very low key; we were & continue to be successful. Years ago our island neighbors were pickup trucks driving on the beach. This has evolved to where our neighbor is a Ritz Carlton 2 doors down; Walmart is now on the island as well as over 100 restaurants however the Surf and Racquet Club remains quiet and peaceful while providing easy access to every amenity on the island.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Oceanfront Villa - Sights, Sounds & Fragrance Of The Ocean.
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews
Spring Hill. FL

The absolute best place for a couple to unwind

  • 5 of 5

This was our third time renting #476107 at Amelia Island. The owner, John B is very helpful when your ready to book this rental. The condo is on the fourth floor and directly overlooks the ocean. We have spent many relaxing hours just sipping wine and watching the surf. The beds are comfortable and the kitchen is well appointed. One of the best rentals we have had.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Joe. Always very much appreciate hearing from my guests whether good news or bad news. Very happy you enjoyed!! John
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Amelia Island Rocks!

  • 5 of 5

Nicely appointed condo & tastefully decorated with gorgeous panoramic views of the ocean. My wife and I have vacationed on Amelia Island many times over the years, and in condos at the Surf & Racket Club in particular. This condo is a standout in all the right ways! The kitchen is very open to the dining/living room areas, the bathroom has just been renovated with the addition of an over-sized shower with rain head suitable for two. Two flat screen TVs with DVD players in both the living room & bedroom. All essential odds & ends for a fantastic time are provided as well, less food & beverages. Twin queen beds were super comfy & sliding door to the patio slid with the greatest of ease. Will be returning for sure!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spring Hill. FL

Peaceful Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were looking for a nice quiet romantic place to just unwind for a few days. This condo was just perfect. The location, décor, and views were perfect. We will definitely come back.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very much appreciate hearing that you enjoyed yourselves & took the time to post a review. Your enjoyment is exactly my goal with the villa. Thank you. John
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Our first visit to Amelia Island

  • 4 of 5

The condo was beautifully decorated and the kitchen was great - it had everything we needed. The beds were comfortable and that means a lot to two people with back issues. I did have to change out the pillow as it was too hard for me but found a softer one in the closet. Although I can deal with a small bedroom, the blinds gave us a little problem (the slats would come off if you got too close) so we just decided not to go out the bedroom to the porch. We had to figure out the faucet in the shower but we got there! The view was phenomenal and we enjoyed our coffee in the mornings, wine in the evenings on the porch. It was nice to have the two types of chairs available. Unfortunately we had to cut our trip short due to a family emergency. Loved the area, loved all the greenery - we will definitely return and would want this condo!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Wendy, thank you very much for your review! Great feedback on the blind slats. I am not exactly certain what you mean however I will look into it. As for the tub facet, yes, you are correct, it is a bit tricky. I am going to rebuild the whole bathroom in November which will include a tiled shower and all new fixtures. Very pleased that you enjoyed the island & the villa & again, very much appreciate your comments. Best regards, John 9/14/2014
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Philadelphia, PA

Great Stay in a Fabulous Condo

  • 5 of 5

This condo is BEAUTIFUL! Many condos that I've rented in the past felt stiff and uninviting. This apartment is warm and welcoming. In particular, the beds, sheets, and towels are all extremely cozy, maybe even considered luxurious in the rental world. The decor is tasteful and beachy - exactly what we were looking for! As mentioned in a previous review, the owner is very responsive. He clearly cares about both his property, and more importantly, about the satisfaction of his renters. I would absolutely stay here again and will recommend it to any friends looking for a relaxing ocean-front getaway!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much, we try to extend to the 'my home/your home' approach. VERY glad you enjoyed & very much appreciate the feedback!! John
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Awesome view

  • 5 of 5

The property was exactly as described. Wonderful view and nicely decorated. Would definitely rent from this owner again. Very quick to respond to emails when enquiring about renting. Definitely easy access to the beach as well. Very relaxing. Very comfy beds as well.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
27 Miles
Jacksonville International (JAX)
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Summer Beach
Car: recommended

The city of Fernandina Beach on Amelia Island dates back to 1562. It is filled with restaurants, sun and sand. Local, yet sophisticated, peaceful yet overflowing with activity, Amelia will become a regular part of your life experience.


Rates & Availability

Amelia Island Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2017
Apr 30 2017 - Sep 9 2017
7 night minimum stay
Fall 2017
Sep 10 2017 - Nov 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
Winter 2017/2018
Nov 26 2017 - Feb 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
Spring/Summer 2018
Feb 25 2018 - Apr 28 2018
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Non-refundabl Damage Fee $60
Cleaning $75
Tax Rate 11.0%

Weekly rentals run from Saturday to Saturday. Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed. Non-refundable, Non-refundable Damage Fee of $60.00 is required at time of making reservation. Full reservation amount is due at time of booking if rental is within 30 days. Please note that I do not accept payments over VRBO as I use a local property manager both to assure your stay goes well & for all payments.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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