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Sand In My Shoes - Steps to Ocean-Minutes to Historic Downtown

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,340 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 28 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom 2.5 Bath Townhouse Condo, Sleeps 6, Steps To Beach

Sand In My Shoes is a newly updated Townhouse Condo, beautifully decorated 2 bedroom 2 ½ bath townhouse; Sleeps 6. Master suite with king size bed, walk-in shower, walk-in closet, with enclosed lanai upstairs with view of lagoon. Sliding doors open to the lanai to a screened-in area where you can enjoy the breeze and fresh beach air. Guest bedroom has twin beds, bathroom with tub/shower. Wall mounted flat screen TVs and DVD players in each room. Pack n’ Play, Highchair/booster seat, and a blow up kids mattress which are available upon request. Stairway has rails on each side of the steps for additional safety.

Combination living room and dining room is tastefully decorated and has a large flat screen TV and DVD player with movies, games and playing cards. Living room has comfortable queen size sofa bed and 2 swivel rocker/glider recliners. You can soak in the beautiful Florida sunshine and relaxing sea breeze from the enclosed lanai. Kitchen is fully equipped with everything we could think you would need and has a beautiful breakfast room.

"Sand In My Shoes" only a short minute stroll will take you to the white sandy shore of the Atlantic Ocean to enjoy a walk on the beach, where you can collect sea shells or enjoy a dip in the beautiful water.

Popular Destinations: (approximate)

10 Minutes/7 miles to Historic Downtown St. Augustine

1 hour 15 minutes/70 miles to Jacksonville International Airport

2 hours/114 miles to Orlando International Airport

1 hour/55 miles to Daytona International Speedway & Airport

2 hours 15 minutes/125 miles to Walt Disney World Theme Parks

2 hours/120 miles to Cape Canaveral & Port Canaveral

1 hour/50 minutes to Everbank Field - Home of the Jacksonville Jaguars & the Gator Bowl

35 minutes/16 miles to St. Augustine Outlet Malls (2)

45 minutes/45 miles to St. Johns Town Center

1 hour 40 minutes/91 miles to Sanford International Airport

More Details

Owner
Lee Anne
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 16, 2018

About Lee Anne

B-R-R-R!! It's cold in Pennsylvania in the winter and that's why Jim and I moved to Florida in 1956 and have never regretted the move. We lived in the Pittsburgh area in a little town named Aliquippa. After raising our family in St. Petersburg and Clearwater, we retired to Ocala and live in the 'Horse Capitol of the World'. I retired from the Pinellas County school system and Jim retired from owning his own scale company. I've always liked looking out over the ocean and enjoying the sun and the breeze so I start looking for a condo near the water. Although I live in Ocala, I really enjoy the two-hour drive to St Augustine Beach where my condo is located.

Lee Anne purchased this condo in 2012

Why Lee Anne chose Saint Augustine

Having family living in St. Augustine and enjoying the history of the oldest city, I found the beautifully landscaped resort of Ocean Gallery. Although my condo is not directly on the beach it is within a short minutes' walk to the boardwalk which is the private gated walkway that takes you to the beautiful white sandy shore of the Atlantic Ocean where I can sit under one of the gazebos or on one of the benches along the walkway. It is so peaceful and relaxing. But if it's fitness you want, take a brisk morning's walk along the ocean's shore and enjoy beautiful sunrises and sunsets or enjoy the many amenities provided including a fitness room at the indoor/outdoor pool area among others. I bought this condo as a 'home away from home' and have enjoyed immensely having my family and friends enjoy it with me. I can sit on the lanai upstairs or downstairs and enjoy looking at the lagoon with its pretty fountain and watch the many birds and turtles who have made it their home too.

What makes this condo unique

It offers 24 hour security which to me is an important feature. The amenities can't be beat. It is newly furnished with a beach theme. It gives me the opportunity to meet new people and make new friends.

The above picture is sunset over downtown St. Augustine.

Amenities

Saint Augustine Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1340 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • 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 19 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Guest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Downstairs - toilet
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , walk-in shower
  • All bathrooms are supplied with: bath soap, hand soap, towels, wash clothes, hand towel, and floor mats.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Guest Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Sofa Bed - 1 queen
  • All bedrooms have TV/DVD players. Master bedroom has a walk-in closet and guest bedroom has plenty of closet and storage space.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • 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
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Closest Non-Ocean view condo to the ocean and beach. There are plenty of delicious restaurants close by for your dining pleasure. There is a "guide book" offer some guidance and suggestions of restaurants, attractions, things to do, etc. We also provide 6 beach chairs, beach umbrella, boogie boards, beach sand toys, beach towels, etc. After you've had a fun day at the beautiful white sandy beach of the Atlantic ocean, don't forget to visit Historic St. Augustine.

Reviews

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Sand In My Shoes - Steps to Ocean-Minutes to Historic Downtown
average rating of 4.9714284 based on 35 reviews
5

Perfect family retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Sand in my shoes was the perfect place for our family retreat! The unit is clean and well organized. LeeAnne has done an excellent job of providing everything you need for your family vacation. Plus, she is very responsive to any needs you may have during your stay. The attention to detail was amazing! Also, this unit is located very close to the beach and Villa pool, which is convenient when you are lugging all of your family’s beach gear. We will definitely be back for another retreat very soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear that your family enjoyed your stay at Sand in my Shoes. I’m glad the little touches were helpful and appreciated. Hope to see you back soon! You’re always welcome!
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5

All the comforts of home!

  • 5 of 5

"Sand in my shoes" Felt like home from the first night. Everything was clean and well maintained. Having coffee in the enclosed lanai overlooking the lagoon was a great way to start the day. The beach is a short 3 minute walk away. The pools at Ocean Gallery were wonderful. Always well maintained. We cooked several meals in the kitchen and it has everything you could need. I highly recommend this property and cant wait till our next visit.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vacation Made Easy

  • 5 of 5

We had such a WONDERFUL time here! We hope to return to this place in the future. Clean, convenient, easy are just a few descriptions of this quiet, well-supplied, beautiful unit.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

What a nice Condo!

  • 5 of 5

A lovely stay in this nice 2 bedroom condo. there was plenty of seating for all. LeAnn had stocked with paper products, laundry detergent and a few small snacks. These were much appreciated! Plenty of dishes also, some places can have such small amounts. Beach was perfect, pool area was a little rowdy. Communication was wonderful, with no problems with getting checked in.

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and clean home! So many personal touches to make it feel inviting and warm!

  • 5 of 5

This condo was so beautiful! Everything was thought of. My girl's couldn't get over the welcome package of juices, water and chocolates! I love that everything was neat and labeled! The view, spectacular!

I loved how family oriented the Gallery was as a whole. Each night we went down to the pool and my girl's made new friends and stayed out until 9:30 swimming with them, while we had friendly conversations with the other adults. The whole condo and resort was charming, warm, friendly and fun! We plan on returning back here next year for an extended say!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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WONDERFUL!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was just AWESOME!!! We will be back. We've told All of Our Friends. Thank You Leann for thinking of Everything. We are first timer's and my insurance agent was the one that turned us on to this Vacation Rental process. Word's can't express the time we had.

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Jacksonville International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
'World Famous' Oasis Restaurant - Bar w/ 44 TVs
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Royal St. Augustine
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
A1A
Nearest Restaurant
0.8 Miles
Seafood Kitchen, Purple Olive, Hurricane, Ramonas
Nearest Beach
St. Augustine Beach - short walk down boardwalk
Car: necessary

Historic St. Augustine is a must see. The oldest continuous city in the USA offers much for the history buff and the shopper. Things that you don't want to miss: Tour Castillo de San Marcos, Fort Matanzas National Monument, Lightner Museum, St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum. Shopping around the historic district offers everything from souvenirs to antiques to arts and crafts to clothing. After a day of visiting the city come back and enjoy the Atlantic Ocean with its beautiful white sandy beaches. St. Augustine offers History & Culture, Music & Art, Night Life, Sightseeing, Shopping and in September, we just celebrated the 450th birthday of St. Augustine. Don't miss a narrated tour in a horse drawn carriage which can be romantic or family fun or the "Red Train" for a Hop-on Hop-off experience. There are guided walking tours, or evening Ghost Tours. Just don't forget to take some of the finest restaurants. The seafood is fresh and restaurants have outdoor seating so you don't miss any of the wonderful Florida sunshine and ocean breeze.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.