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Private Pool Beach House With No Extra Hidden Fees and no Cleaning Fee

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 2,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Newly renovated beach house w/ pool in the heart of St. Augustine Beach

This beautifully redone vacation rental is located in the heart of St Augustine Beach, FL. Inside, you will find beautifully appointed great room that offers a cozy place to relax. A freshly upgraded kitchen with all appliances and dinnerware. There is a full size washer and dryer as well. The first floor has two bedrooms and a bathroom and there are two bedrooms and a bathroom upstairs as well. Outside you will find a brand new deck with plenty of space to entertain with a new large grill. A private pool with sun shelf and waterfall is surrounded by plantings and palms, providing a tropical feel.

Again, a large living area, kitchen, media room, 4 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms, all within walking distance to local shops and restaurants. Only a few steps to the beach with no streets to cross.

More Details

Owner
Kathleen
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2018

Amenities

Saint Augustine House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 35
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Poolside shower, with hot and cold water.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • All beds have new Serta I Series mattresses and premium bedding and all bedrooms have new 43 inch plasma flat screen tv's. Portable crib available at no additional charge.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Complimentary welcome snacks and beverages. Free pre-shopping service available. Don't spend the beginning of your vacation in the crowded grocery store. Send me your list and arrive to find your items stocked in the fridge, pantry, bar etc.

Reviews

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5

Fantastic home with a great location

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 6 (2 adults and 4 kids, ages 4 - 12) truly enjoyed our stay at this wonderful home. We have rented numerous homes over the years, and this by far was the most luxurious with the best location. All listing details were accurate and place was just as depicted from photos.

The owner was a pleasure to deal with (she is definitely one of the highlights of renting this home) and went above and beyond making us feel welcome.

The house has every amenity you could want. It is the combination of staying at an expensive spa retreat, but with the coziness of a home.

Inside - Beautifully decorated throughout

Bedrooms - all 4 bedrooms were very comfortable with fine linens. Each bedroom had a huge flat-screen TV. 2 Bedrooms upstairs, 2 downstairs.

Bathrooms - Both bathrooms were lovely. All upgraded. Shower upstairs. Very Cool claw-footed tub downstairs.

Living Areas - Multiple locations to sit and spread out. Nice sitting area in front of kitchen, Another sitting area with TV. Best place was a little TV/laundry room right off the kitchen where the kids set up shop. Shut the door - shut out the noise! ;)

A bonus was a built-in desk underneath the stairs. My husband and I utilized this a lot to do some work in between all our fun. Wi-fi was excellent.

Kitchen - All updated appliances and every utensil or small appliance you would need. Definitely a chef's kitchen. Everything was so well organized.

Outside - Grounds were beautiful and location was awesome

Pool - heated and a nice size. Little shallow area for my 4-year-old to play in was so great. Definitely a plus if you have a little one who can't swim yet. It also had a nice waterfall feature that the kids loved. Owner had a door alarm on the back door that you could activate if you want, so no young escape artists can get to the pool without supervision.

Beach - A very short walk past a couple of houses and over some dunes and you are at the beach. Walk was short and very manageable even when lugging a ton of beach items. St. Augustine beaches are the best!

Location - Great location. Walking distance to restaurants and mini-golf.

This review was very family-with-kids centric, but I tried to hit all the points that I look for when renting a home. Bottom-line, you won't be disappointed renting this house. It would be just as great for a bunch of couples, girls/boys week away as it was for our family.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic!!!

  • 5 of 5

Kathleen is a fantastic hostess!!! She doesn’t miss any details and has thought of everything! The pictures are beautiful, but the property has so much more to offer. We really enjoyed our stay!!! The location is perfect!!! I highly recommend this beach house to those who enjoy cooking - you’ll fall in love with the kitchen. And for those who are curious, all of the beds and linens are high end and very comfortable! You will sleep like a baby!!! Thank you to Kathleen for sharing your paradise with us. We had a fabulous time!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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What a wonderful place!

  • 5 of 5

I have never been to a place with such an amazing owner. This house has everything we needed and more. So close to the beach, great pool, bikes, etc... We will definitely be staying here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Cottage Living

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five had a great time at "A Shore Thing". The cottage was well equipped, with nice linens, a fully stocked kitchen, bikes for all of us and plenty of beach and pool toys. The applicances (fridge, stove and laundry) are all new and high end. The location is perfect....a quick walk to the beach and an easy walk or bike ride to several restaurants. Anastasia State Park is only a mile and a half away and all of the historical sites of St. Augustine are about 4.5 miles way (totally bikeable for adults).

The owners are accessible and responsive. We will definitely return!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent home with everything you need

  • 5 of 5

The home was perfect for our two families. Kathleen and Doug were wonderful to rent from and their house was spotless on arrival. They provide so many extra amenities that I have not found in other VRBO rentals including appetizers upon our arrival, paper products and toiletry items, even some K-cups! The home is on a short dead end street that ends at the walkway to the beach. You need only walk past maybe 3 homes and you are there. The heated pool was enjoyed by all, as were the bikes and cozy enclosed patio area. Beds are comfortable. Wifi worked great. We had absolutely no complaints. Many restaurants nearby and the historic area of St. Augustine is a short drive. If you plan to go into the city, go early and park your car for the day. Afternoon traffic was bumper to bumper on a Thursday. The working lighthouse is a neat place to see and inexpensive; short drive but not too far of a bike ride if you're up to it. We were there more for relaxing at the beach! Thank you, Doug & Kathleen. We highly recommend this rental property.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect place for some family R&R

  • 5 of 5

Can't say enough about the house and our host Kathleen. The house itself was beautiful throughout with plenty of room for even a large group. It is close to everything. The beach was great and only a few steps away. The heated pool was the highlight for us. Kathleen was available for any questions we had and was very helpful. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500

Holiday and other prime weeks have a 90 day cancelation but if I am able to rebook the week I will never keep your deposit no matter when you cancel.
PAYMENTS MADE WITH A CREDIT CARD OR PAYPAL WILL HAVE 5% ADMINISTRATIVE FEE, PAYABLE BY CHECK OR CASH AT CHECK IN

I DO NOT CHARGE ADDITIONALLY FOR CLEANING AS MOST RENTALS IN THE AREA WHICH CAN RUN $100-300.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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