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Mad Lar Beach House, 4 Bedrooms, Ocean View, Sleeps 12, WiFi

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Sleeps 12

Mad Lar is a great home with a partial view of the ocean. Beautiful views of the ocean from the deck and dock. This big house was made for family gatherings, beach weddings and any occasion requiring space for twelve - and room in the fridge.

No matter the reason for your next vacation season, Mad Lar Beach House has four very spacious bedrooms available, three full bathrooms and loads of living space as well.

Will any parents in your group be traveling with small children? If so, this house has two bedrooms with both queen beds and children's beds - a very unique feature. Split between levels for added privacy in a big group, two bedrooms are upstairs, while another two are downstairs.

A fantastic living area is perfect for gathering all together, whether for a communal meal or just hanging out. Cathedral ceilings are fitted with a ceiling fan, to make the best use of lovely ocean breezes. In the wintertime, light the fireplace and enjoy your cozy cottage by the sea.

Furniture and decoration is of a very high quality and is perfectly suited to this historic seaside location. Knickknacks and little touches make every corner special, no matter where you happen to land with a good book and a cool drink.

Partial ocean views are yours to enjoy while you spend relaxing hours in this lovely home, though the deck offers an even better vantage point. Two routes get you to the nearby beach in no time at all; choose to walk there or paddle by boat.

Located in lovely Summer Haven, soft sand dunes and the Matanzas River are yours to explore. Large groups, weddings or reunions can very easily rent Mad Lar Beach House in combination with next door Villa Villekula (sleeps 10) or, nearby, The Lodge (sleeps 10) and The Hut (sleeps 6). These homes all share the same management, ensuring the same high standard and an easy booking process.

Invite everyone round for a sunrise breakfast and, later, end the day with sunset cocktails. Both can be uniquely enjoyed at Mar Lar Beach House.

Note: Summer Haven is constantly changing with nature. The SummerHaven river behind the house is largely a sand dune and can provide direct beach access. Due to Tropical Storm Faye erosion, there is now an area of large boulders blocking the old beach access points. Although you can walk in between these boulders to access the beach like the locals that live near by, the nearest easy beach access is approximately 1 mile north at Fort Mantanzas National Park. It has (free) paved parking and provides beach access via a meandering boardwalk through the park.

More Details

Property Manager
Vacation Rental Pros
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
May 31, 2017

About Vacation Rental Pros

Hi! My name is Steve Milo and I started Vacation Rental Pros in 2006. Our family stays in vacation rental homes whenever we travel, both domestically and abroad! I own several vacation homes and listen carefully to all our guests' feedback. Our greatest compliment is when folks refer Vacation Rental Pros to their friends and relatives. We now manage over 1,800 properties in Florida, Tennessee and South Carolina. We have homes in Ft. Myers Beach, Orlando, St. Augustine Beach, Daytona Beach, Palm Coast, Ponte Vedra Beach, Hilton Head and Gatlinburg. We booked over 15,000 rentals and received over 5,000 guest reviews in 2016. Please call if you need help booking your dream vacation!


Saint Augustine House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom # 1 (1 Queen), Bedroom # 2 (1 Queen), Bedroom # 3 (1 Double, 1 Bunk Bed), Bedroom # 4 (1 Queen, 1 Daybed)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Mad Lar Beach House, 4 Bedrooms, Ocean View, Sleeps 12, WiFi
average rating of 4.4 based on 15 reviews
United States, IL, Elmhurst

visit for a wedding

  • 4 of 5

The house was clean but worn and probably due to being closed up it was quite musty smelling. The bottom floor two berooms were extremely musty smelling and two of the pocket doors were not functioning.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VacationRentalPros
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United States, FL, Citrus Springs

Nice vacation

  • 4 of 5

This cottage was very nice and there was a nice view even though not directly on the beach.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VacationRentalPros
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United States, Georgia, Waleska

Great location...but,

  • 4 of 5

the carpets were filthy. I called the property management company to let them know and thought I could handle the stains but the morning after check in we rented a carpet cleaner and spent the second morning of our vacation cleaning carpets. They still had stains but at least I could walk barefoot in the bedroom. Otherwise we had a great stay and loved the short walk to the beach.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2012
  • Stayed: Jun 2012
  • Source: VacationRentalPros
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United States, GA, Dacula

Wonderful vacation

  • 5 of 5

We were an extended family of eight and enjoyed our stay at the Mad Lar very much. The location was perfect. It was secluded, but not so far that the teenagers couldn't walk to the store. The mix of nature and beach was amazing. When we arrived, the grill was out of propane, and the main tv didn't function, however, the property manager was very on top of things and we able to grill on schedule, and watch the race on Sunday evening. If we find ourselves back in St. Augustine, we will surely rent this property again.

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2012
  • Stayed: May 2012
  • Source: VacationRentalPros
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United States, NH, Pitfield

bike week stay

  • 5 of 5

was very happy with house. should have a set of stairs off the deck key should be marked for the door they go to. would stay again

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: VacationRentalPros
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United States, CO, Westminister

Great location but.......

  • 4 of 5

We rented this house to have a house close to the the beach for a family reunion. We absolutely loved the location but we had several issues with the overall maintenance condition of the house and customer servce. It started with the key not being where they said it would be and having to have someone come over at 10pm after a day of travel to give us the key. The fridge wouldn't close properly & the freezer did not keep things cold enough so our ice cream was soupy. We rented over Thanksgiving and the oven stopped working. Then the maintenance company did come and fix it but we continued to have issues. Also, the sliding doors were hard to close and open. Finally, we accidentally left a dvd disc in the dvd player and I called the next day to check on it and the person from vacationrentalpros said they would get right back to me. After several days I called again and they said the same. It has now been a month and no one has called even just to say they couldn;t find it. So while overall I give this property a thumbs up I feel with some basic maintenance and some better customer service it could have been much better.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2011
  • Stayed: Nov 2011
  • Source: VacationRentalPros
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability


  • Rates shown above do not include taxes and fees

    Booking Fee: 7%
    Charge basis: AD
    For stays between 1 and 365 nights

    Cleaning Fee: $250
    Charge basis: STAY
    For stays between 1 and 365 nights

    Damage Protection: $150
    Charge basis: STAY
    For stays between 1 and 365 nights

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