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WaterColors front exterior; new blue paint & metal roof; ocean directly behind!

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Last updated: 07/11/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

WaterColors is a gorgeous, direct ocean front home on a high dune with spectacular views. The main living area is on the 2nd floor. The living-dining-cooking areas are all open to each other, to the oceanside deck, and the views beyond. The living room is spacious & comfortable and has a 55' flat screen LCD HD TV and blue ray player. The dining area has seating for 8; in the kitchen is a breakfast area with additional seating for 4. The kitchen is wonderful: granite counters, quality wood cabinets, stainless appliances, gas stove top, and storage galore. We have a side by side refrigerator with water and ice on the door, and we have an extra refrigerator/freezer in the garage.

On the main level are two master suites, both with king beds, baths, and ocean views. In the primary master we have a large desk with work space, and high speed wireless Internet. The master bath is very spacious, with a double vanity, deep soaking tub, seaprate shower and enclosed toilet room. The other master has a smaller bath with shower, single vanity and lockable door to the outside, also serving as a "beach bath".

On the lower level are three bedrooms, a game room with large flat screen TV, laundry room, covered porch and two full baths. One bath is designed to be wheelchair friendly with a 3 foot opening into the room and also into the shower. The other bath has a double vanity and separate tub/shower and toilet room. One bedroom has a queen bed, one has two twins, and the bunk room sleeps three. The game room contains a double sleeper sofa. All have TV/DVDs. We also have a fenced 'dog yard' with artificial turf.

WaterColors is direct ocean front, right on the beach, with views from all major rooms. It is a luxury property designed for renters who expect the best. It is spacious, lovely and spotless. We have amenities such as an elevator, many televisions, DVD players, stereo, games, and books. Our deck is huge with lots of seating and lounging areas. Part of the deck is covered and part is open. We have a private walkover to the beach with a built in bench near the end. The beach is wide, quiet and car free.

We have a double garage and additional parking for three cars. With five bedrooms and a sleeper in the game room, we can accommodate up to 13 guests plus babies in cribs. We have lots of baby items: a portable crib, high chair, booster chairs, stair gates, monitors, and more.

The bedrooms are all decorated nicely with quality furniture, great linens, down blankets and pillows and everything to make you comfortable and happy.

You will love this beautiful oceanfront home!

Amenities:: All kitchen appliances, toaster(2), toaster oven, dishwasher, microwave, regular oven, gas cook top, side by side refrigerator-freezer, garage refrigerator, blender, mixer, coffee maker (2), many dishes, flatware, cooking supplies, lots of storage, deck access from kitchen living area and two master suites, televisions (7), VCRs and DVD players, stereos, gas grill, wet bar, top quality linens, laundry room with two sets of commercial grade equipment, high speed Internet access, game room, elevator, beach toys, chairs, umbrellas, outside beach shower, child-safe deck and dune walkover, parking for 4-5 cars, lower level covered porch, main level wrap around deck with open and covered areas, water softener, landscaped yard.

Activities:: Golf, Swimming, sunning, shelling, walking, snoozing, touring in St. Augustine, outlet shopping, boutiques and shops, great golf, fabulous restaurants of all kinds, golf, day trips to Disney World, Daytona Speedway, Marineland, Kennedy Space Center, deep sea fishing, sailing, beach combing, para-sailing, surf fishing and surfing.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3600 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : elevator from garage to 1st and 2nd floors

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25; no high school or college groups, please...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Well behaved children welcome. They will love our reconfigured game room and the bunk room, both designed for kids and teens....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking allowed inside. Any evidence of smoking will result in automatic forfeiture of damage deposit!!!!!...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Well behaved pets only; no puppies. We have a dog yard with artificial turf made for dogs....moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Elevator, wide opening to master suite, new lower level bath with wide openings to room and to shower....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13, Beds for 11-13

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 baby crib

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single

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  • Bedroom 5: 3 twin/ single

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  • The two upstairs bedrooms each have king beds. One bedroom downstairs has a queen bed. One bedroom downstairs has 2 twin beds. One bedroom downstairs has a bunk bed with pull-out trundle, sleeping 3. There is a double sleeper in the game room. We have one portable crib for babies....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    Master bath: shower, soaking tub, double vanity, toilet room...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Single vanity, toilet, shower, access to hall and outside...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Lower level hall bath, serves queen and twin berooms...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    New bath has 3 ft opening to room and shower for wheelchairs...moreless

  • The master bath has a long vanity with granite counters, two undermount sinks and quality fixtures. We have a deep soaking tub with a granite surround. A separate shower has glass doors. The toilet is in a separate compartment. The other upstairs bath has a single vanity, toilet, and shower. It opens to the hall just outside the junior master and can also open to the deck, serving as a 'beach bath'. The downstairs hall bath has a spacious vanity with granite top and double undermount sinks. In a separate compartment, there is a toilet and tub/shower combination. The 4th bathroom on the lower level has a double vanity with granite top, undermount sinks, toilet, and very spacious walk in shower. The entry to this room and to the shower is 3 feet wide, so is suitable for most wheelchairs. We also have an outdoor shower on the deck for rinsing off when returning from the beach and the fenced dog yard has a hose for cleaning up and after fido....moreless

Other Amenities

  • We have an elevator which will accommodate one person in a wheelchair. The elevator accesses from the ground level garage to the first floor, which is about 5 feet off-grade, and to the second floor, which is the main level. We offer an optional tenant membership to the nearby (1 mile) Serenata Beach Club for an additional weekly fee. The Club has three huge pools, including one for toddlers, a family pool, and an adult pool. The family pool is heated in the winter. Additionally there is a large hot tub for adult use. The Serenata Beach Club has a full time activities director who organizes many fun, structured activities for children. There is a work out facility, very nice indoor-outdoor dining room and bar, and a snack bar with sandwiches, etc. at the pool. The Club offers weekly activities such as bridge, exercise classes, and lots of special dinners and family activities. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Lots of books...moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    DVD player in every room except kitchen...moreless

  • Game Room:

    Super game room with 50' TV/blue ray player, game table, double sleeper, and play space...moreless

  • Games:

    Lots of board games and puzzles...moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (8) We have cable televisions in the living room, game room, kitchen, and all five bedrooms. The living room TV is a new 55' flat screen, wall mounted HD TV with a blue ray player....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Bose CD player and radio...moreless

  • Television:

    TV in living room, kitchen, game room, and all five bedrooms...moreless

  • Toys:

    Lots of beach toys plus two surf boards...moreless

  • Video Library:

    We have movies for kids and adults...moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach:

    All our properties are located directly on the ocean in South Ponte Vedra Beach. The beach itself is wide, sandy, very quiet, and car free. ...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    We are direct beach front with a private dune walkover. We have fabulous ocean views from the main living areas and master suite...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    The house is direct oceanfront. We have a wide, sandy, car-free beach. ...moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Communication / Internet

  • Fax

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    In addition to the dining room, we have seating for 4 in the kitchen and seating for 4 at the bar table...and lots more outside!...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air with two zone controls...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    two sets LG...moreless

  • Elevator:

    elevator from garage to 1st and 2nd floors...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Free long distance throughout the USA...moreless

  • Garage:

    Double garage for one large or two small cars...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central heat with two zone controls...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    Top quality bed and bath linens, plus beach towels. kitchen towels, and even a few 'dog towels'. Please don't take the bath towels to the deck or beach!...moreless

  • Living Room:

    spacious living room plus game room...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Garage plus outside parking for 3 cars. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    parking available for up to three cars on property...moreless

  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    House phone with free USA calls...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Bath and beach towels provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Two sets of huge LG washer/dryers...moreless

  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet:

    High speed Wireless...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    2 coffee makers...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    We have everything...and if you don't find what you need, we will get it....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    We have more than you will need!...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Quiet Bosch dishwasher...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    There are probably spices and non perishables left by previous renters...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Side by side refrigerator with water/ice dispenser on the door. We also have an extra refrigerator/freezer in the garage for overflow. ...moreless

  • Stove:

    Gas cooktop with electric oven ...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    2 toasters...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    The deck runs the length of the house and around both sides. It is primarily open, but has two small covered areas off the two master suites. A section has been bumped out to provide a 30 ft X 16 foot area for eating, entertaining, and lounging...moreless

  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    There are several near by places to rent beach or trail bikes and some deliver and pick up...moreless

  • Boat:

    You can rent all kinds of boats such as pontoon boats and fishing boast near by...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Huge wrap around deck with open and covered spaces; middle bumped out to 12 x 16 feet...moreless

  • Golf:

    Lots of golf courses near by...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayaks and canoes can be rented at several near by places and guided tours are available...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Lighted and lockable fenced area for dogs with special artificial turf made expressly for dogs...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill...must be used in garage or driveway, not on the deck (fire hazard)...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Covered porch on the lower level off game room...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Public tennis courts available in St. Augustine...moreless

  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Two surf boards!...moreless

  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    We offer an optional membership to the nearby Serenata Beach club, which has 3 huge pools and an adults only hot tub...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2016
Jun 4 - Aug 12, 2016
7 night min stay

$5,400
Late Summer 2016
Aug 13 - Sep 9, 2016
7 night min stay

$3,800
Fall-Winter 2016-2017
Sep 10 - Mar 3, 2017
3 night min stay
$550
$2,800

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $250 + tax
  • Pet Fee $225 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 10.5%

Notes:

From $2800/Wk to $5900/Wk

$500 up-charges for holiday weeks: Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years. Minimum 1 week rental for all holiday weeks. Maximum number of guests is 13 plus babies up to 2 years in crib. $500 reservation deposit per week or less is required to hold the house; deposit does not apply to rent but becomes a refundable damage deposit when full rent and taxes are paid, due 8 weeks in advance of arrival.


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Location

40 Miles
Nearest Airport
JAX
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Royal St. Augustine
12 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-95
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Caps on the Water and The Reef
South Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, USA
Nearest Beach
WaterColors is direct beach front

Car: Recommended

Area: WaterColors is conveniently located between the golf mecca of Ponte Vedra Beach, 15 miles north, and historic St. Augustine, 6 miles south. It is situated on a barrier island with mostly single-family homes, although several excellent restaurants and convenience stores are located within a mile or so. It is an easy drive to either St. Augustine or Ponte Vedra for excellent dining, shopping, activities, and golf.

Golf: We have many public and semi public golf courses within a few minutes drive of the house. The World Golf Village, with the King and Bear and the Squire and Slammer, is just 15 minutes away. Check out the Royal St. Augustine, a budget friendly course with definite challenges. Play the St. Johns Country Club, South Hampton, or Cimarone, all located near each other.

 

Manager info

Wren Beach Rentals

Year Purchased: 1994

About: Hi there! I am Judy Lombana Wren, owner (with my husband Bill) of WaterColors, manager of several other oceanfront properties, retired university professor and mental health therapist, wife, mom, grandmother, and friend! Bill (a retired airline pilot) and I live in Jacksonville, Florida and Maggie Valley, NC. I have been involved with with the ocean, beaches, homes, decorating, and people all my life. WaterColors is our beautiful and spacious oceanfront home where we have large family gatherings and enjoy sharing with others. We hope you will love it too! We bought WaterColors in 1995. At the time, it was a large, somewhat bland home which had some wonderful attributes: an elevator, fantastic ocean views, spacious living area on the main level, plus a game room complete with pool table on the lower floor. Bill and I have signficantly remodeled and updated the house. We ripped out the kitchen and opened it to the living area; you will love the beautiful cabinets and huge granite island. We have expanded the deck, updated two of the three bathrooms, and painted the house inside and out in happy beach colors. We just installed a huge flat screen TV in the living room (look for an article about us in a Best Buy catalog this summer!) For a number of years now, I have been managing other oceanfront homes, as well as my own. My son, David Lombana, has joined me in Wren Beach Rentals, and we now manage 14+ luxury oceanfront properties in South Ponte Vedra and Vilano Beach. We have a huge number of repeat renters and enjoy solid relationships with both owners and renters. We look forward to working with you!

Why South Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, USA:
We bought WaterColors in South Ponte Vedra Beach, because we knew it was a great investment. Our sucess with renting our first home, Sandpiper's Nest, convinced us that larger groups are also looking for top quality getaways on a very private beach. WaterColors is perfect for vacationers who want direct oceanfront, great views, spacious living quarters, qualaity furnishings, lots of amenities, and privacy. WaterColors is perched on a high dune, on a 100 wide lot, offering panoramic ocean views. The immediate area consists of single family homes, several great restaurants, a terrific beach club (available as an option to our renters who want a pool!)and miles of wide, sandy, car-free beaches. Our renters come here because they love the privacy and the fact that we are not surrounded by high rise condos, fast food restaurants, bars, hordes of people vying for space on the beach, or cars driving on the sand! However, we are not isolated! WaterColors is just 10 minutes from historic St. Augustine and 15 minutes from posh Ponte Vedra. We think we have the perfect beach location!


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • WaterColors front exterior; new blue paint & metal roof; ocean directly behind!

    WaterColors front exterior; new blue paint & metal roof; ocean directly behind!

  • Living area with quality leather furnishings, open to dining area and kitchen

    Living area with quality leather furnishings, open to dining area and kitchen

  • Bar with charming dining room in the back ground

    Bar with charming dining room in the back ground

  • Kitchen and breakfast area share deck access and ocean views

    Kitchen and breakfast area share deck access and ocean views

  • Master bath with double vanity, separate toilet room, deep soaking tub,  shower

    Master bath with double vanity, separate toilet room, deep soaking tub, shower

  • King bedroom with TV armoire, access to deck, pretty window seat

    King bedroom with TV armoire, access to deck, pretty window seat

  • Pretty blue twin room has lots of privacy, TV, big closet

    Pretty blue twin room has lots of privacy, TV, big closet

  • The hall bath with double vanity and tub/shower combo serves queen & twin rooms

    The hall bath with double vanity and tub/shower combo serves queen & twin rooms

  • Game room with big TV, game table, play space, double sleeper

    Game room with big TV, game table, play space, double sleeper

  • Lighted dog yard, artificial turf; access from lower level porch and game room

    Lighted dog yard, artificial turf; access from lower level porch and game room

  • Deck view from living area, lots of space, beach shower, private dune walkover

    Deck view from living area, lots of space, beach shower, private dune walkover

  • Main (upper) level floor plan drawn to scale

    Main (upper) level floor plan drawn to scale

  • Living area with big TV, game table, open to spacious deck and ocean

    Living area with big TV, game table, open to spacious deck and ocean

  • Game table with room for 4, open to the views

    Game table with room for 4, open to the views

  • Kitchen with gas stove, electric oven,  open to living area and wet bar

    Kitchen with gas stove, electric oven, open to living area and wet bar

  • Master bedroom, king bed, TV armoire, large desk, access to deck

    Master bedroom, king bed, TV armoire, large desk, access to deck

  • Close up of master shower and deep soaking tub

    Close up of master shower and deep soaking tub

  • Bath serves king bedroom, doubles as powder room & beach  bath; shower not shown

    Bath serves king bedroom, doubles as powder room & beach bath; shower not shown

  • The queen room has TV/DV and very comfy bed

    The queen room has TV/DV and very comfy bed

  • Bunk room sleeps three thanks to the pull out trundle; regular twin mattresses

    Bunk room sleeps three thanks to the pull out trundle; regular twin mattresses

  • Bath by game room is handicap accessible; double vanity, 3 ft openings to shower

    Bath by game room is handicap accessible; double vanity, 3 ft openings to shower

  • Huge deck on main level, lots of seating, middle deck bumped out to 12 x 16 feet

    Huge deck on main level, lots of seating, middle deck bumped out to 12 x 16 feet

  • Our beach is wide, quiet, peaceful and car free!

    Our beach is wide, quiet, peaceful and car free!

  • Lower level (ground floor) floor plan, drawn to scale

    Lower level (ground floor) floor plan, drawn to scale

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This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Saturday, July 23, 2016

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