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3BR + Den / 2BA Beachfront Getaway With Romantic and Eclectic Charm - Sleeps 8

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 10 nights


About the property

Relaxing and Well Equipped Beautiful and Private Beachfront Cottage Getaway!

This beachfront cottage has lots of room for everyone and can accommodate many options for families and guests. Located on the prettiest stretch of Flagler Beach, the large open back porch practically sits on the sand and allows for the illusion of being on the water itself or on a boat. The waves gently caress the shore while providing some of the most relaxing and soothing sights and sounds imaginable. The sand is to die for and is so good for restoring health and wellness to tired feet. Whether you are walking or running on the beach, you will find miles of available beach before you besides the private section behind this awesome cottage. The back porch offers incredible views of the ocean including frequent sightings of dolphins, whales and other beautiful sea birds and similar seaside life. The relaxing rattan couch and loveseat on the porch provide endless comfort while enjoying all the views and activity. There is nothing quite like the feeling of being on this porch at anytime of the day but especially with a fresh cup of morning coffee freshly brewed in your ocean view kitchen. If you prefer to remain in air conditioned space, but still want the ocean view, no problem as the cottage has two dining tables with great views of the ocean and the beach!!! Or...if you really want to test the limits of relaxing enjoyment without the can huddle down into one of five lazy boy recliners positioned nearby with ocean views as well. The cottage has all the normal modern appliances.

Disney is only a hop, skip and a jump away. Plus of course, the entire Orlando theme park and family vacation center is available nearby. You can literally avoid traffic in Orlando by sleeping in and than casually load your car by 9:00 am to drive to Disney for their opening time of 10:00 am.

If you love fishing, why not bring your pole and cast away right here on your own private beach. There is plenty of fish to be had while relaxing in a beach chair.

If you like jogging, you can't find a better beach anywhere for that lifestyle. The sand is perfect for running. The sound of the ocean and the awesome breezes make this sport even more fun than ever for those of us who love to run. And...the views are spectacular no matter which direction you choose on the beach.

For the swimming enthusiast, bring plenty of swim suits and suntan lotion as the water is so fun here on this beach.

As for sun tanning...they say the sun is always shining on Flagler Beach!! Grap one of our many towels and sun away your problems and worries.

More Details

Audie Lewis
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 26, 2017

About Audie Lewis

This picture has a special story to tell. When I first went to look at this house, I had called the original owner and told them of my interest and they invited me to come look at the property. As it turned out, I arrived at the house only to find that the owner was not home yet. I went around the back of the house to the porch and discovered the swing and decided to sit there while waiting for the owners to return. The place was so scenic and relaxing that I soon fell asleep on the porch swing. When the owner returned, he woke me wanting to know who I was and what I was doing 'trespassing'and sleeping on their porch.

Imagine his surprise when he discovered I was the potential new buyer!!! I fell in love with this beachfront cottage and know you will too. I trust your family will find it just as beautiful and relaxing as ours did way back then!!!

Why Audie Lewis chose Florida North East

Most of the properties you will find on Flagler Beach are actually across the street from the beach. This is one of the few homes that literally sits on the beach. And even with the few that do sit on the beach, most of them are positioned way back from the actual sand and shoreline. This cottage (and especially the back porch) rests only a few short feet away from the sandy shores! It is also one of the most beautiful cottages on the beach. With its bright and beautiful sunshine color and white trim, it is easy to find and adorable to see. You won't have any problem finding your home again when you take that long walk or run on the beach. The bright and beautiful colors and the close proximity to the sand will keep you from getting lost when you return home to this beachfront cottage.

What makes this cottage unique

Make yourself at home. Don't worry about a thing. Let the atmosphere and lifestyle help you to wash away your cares and enjoy life as it is meant to be enjoyed in your beach side getaway. We trust you will love it as much as we do. It truly is a remarkable and inspiring home away from home.


Nearest Airport
29 Miles
Daytona beach Int'l Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
There are a few bars within
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
many choices

Very near old historical sites including the oldest fort and city in America. Daytona Race Track is also nearby as well as world reknown beaches but none with the view and privacy available at this beach house. Schools of Dolphins can be seen from your back porch. Recent citing included more than 35 dolphins in one group just off the shore. Some rentals say they are on the beach but how many can boast of a back porch that literally is right on top of a seawall with a gorgeous sandy beach. And for kids and families, this private beach also has shallows that extend out for hundreds of feet into the water. Beautiful relaxing waves and plenty of wading waters and shell collecting areas for your enjoyment. The oversized covered porch has virtuall unobstructed views throughout. There is also a very nice porch swing for couples or kids to enjoy the peaceful and scenic landscape. The ocean wave sounds are awesome and so easy to hear from the privacy of the porch and courtyard. There are multiple eating locations available including most with ocean views while dining in the comfort of your beach side home. The living room of this house faces the beach as well and includes Lazy Boy Recliner couches, loveseats and chairs. The cozy sitting arrangement allows five people to kick back in their lazy boy recliners all at the same time. No fighting over comfortable beachside seating here. As for bedroom space, the house includes numerous bedroom options including a trundle bed which can either be a twin or a king size bed, a toddler's bed ( cute), another king bedroom set, two queen size beds plus a queen size sofa sleeper, and a portable crib for sleeping babies. Likewise, families will discover that the beach cottage has a changing table, a high chair and other similar items just for families. Flagler Beach is especially known for having fabulous beaches with a home time feel while being close to all the conveniences you need nearby. It is also only an hour away from Orlando and Jacksonville so that you can even have the big city events available if you choose. Flagler Beach is located just off Interstate 95 and only a few minutes from Interstate 4 and very close to Historic Saint Augustine.


Painters Hill Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , and vanity
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , and vanity
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib , and changing station. By Crib we mean pack and play
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , queen sofa sleeper (this is a walk through room).
    Bedroom 3 - 1 child bed , 1 bunk bed , Den-Twin bunk bed + child's bed no closet-you make the bunk
  • Bedroom 3 has no closet. it is the den in which we added additional sleeping spaces. It specially works for children, hence the bunkbed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Just come and have fun!


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3BR + Den / 2BA Beachfront Getaway With Romantic and Eclectic Charm - Sleeps 8
average rating of 3.9736843 based on 38 reviews
Orlando, FL, USA

Wow! Shocked at speed limit review

  • 5 of 5

As the Mom/and grandmother guest of previous tenants, I must say that review was a shock. Obviously the salty beach weather is not for everyone. I have never enjoyed being on the beach as much as I did with "SheShe" & the family. If I wanted a perfectly shining room I would have stayed in the city. Everything my daughter said about this place is correct. no other place. My stress of the city was gone when I walked through the front door. I was amazed at how big it was and how clean it was for a beach house. As soon as life allows me, I plan to take a full vacation back at this place. Perfect for the 55+/young at heart or a ton of fun for young minds still discovering life.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Getting to spend a week in a house right on the beach was amazing! The house was large enough for 4 adults and 3 children to share comfortably. We enjoyed watching the dolphins swim by from the back porch. Excellent rental for our family!!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Memory Maker

  • 5 of 5

There are not enough words to express how much we enjoyed staying at this home. Everything was absolutely perfect. Within a half hour of arriving at the home, we spotted dolphins from the back porch. The luxury of walking down the stairs and straight to the beach was incredible. The sunrises were unmatched, and watching the dolphins while observing the sunrise was like a dream come true. The kids and adults alike enjoyed this place and has ranked it as our best stay ever. You won't regret staying here!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was in a great location with the ocean at your back door, we spent many hours on back porch, relaxing. Property has many extras like games and pop corn pan, we have already booked for next year, definitely a pleasant and relaxing vacation.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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ON the Beach with a Stellar cleaning lady!!

  • 5 of 5

The longer our Family stayed here, the more impressed I was by how clean the house was when we arrived. The house is ON the beach and as we were daily at the beach, we brought it back with us, sand Everywhere!

BUT when we arrived there was NO sand anywhere in the house!

The first night we arrived there were a few flying bugs circling the kitchen light, but we never saw them again. We were all over the house and had NO bug problems. NONE. At the beach! We were VERY impressed.

The front door opens into the 1st bedroom, but since we rarely left via the front door, that wasn't an issue for us. Everything was as described and as pictured. Audie was responsive, professional, and enjoyable. Our vacation was MARVELOUS! The house is ON the beach!!

BreakAwayz was AMAZING! Beach Belly Bob's was SO much fun and delicious! We enjoyed the crammed Flagler Beach Historical Museum and we were close enough to St. Augustine for a Day Trip or two (The Alligator Farm is even better than it was!). It's a Wonderful location in an ecologically and community-focused small town.

Audie has beach supplies outside and a toy stash inside (which we discovered as we were leaving, because.. The Beach!). We miss the roar of the waves crashing throughout the night and the sunrise beaming through those HUGE windows every morning.

The loveliest beach was right in front of our bright yellow beach cottage! The first sandbar is not too far out, the waves varied by day between crashing and smooth. The sea turtles were nesting while we were there and we had just missed the Wright Whales Migration. It was perfect for our family of young kids and the grandparents who came to visit. Thank you for helping this displaced Mermaid reach the sea!!

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely beautiful!!

  • 5 of 5

Best beach trip ever. So quiet and peaceful. I didn't even need the house, just this amazing porch. The view is breath taking. And now that I got engaged here I hope to come back many more times.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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