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Breathtaking Surf & Racquet Club OCEANFRONT condo renovated in 2017!

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Immaculate open concept 5th floor unit just steps to the beach and Ritz Carlton

STUNNING 2017 renovation of this one bedroom Surf And Racquet Club condo with remodeled kitchen completely open to the main living areas offering SWEEPING OCEAN VISTAS from almost every area of the condo! BEACH HOUSE CASUAL meets COASTAL CONTEMPORARY in the sophisticated décor.


• Free Wi-Fi High Speed broadband Xfinity Internet and HD TV programming available on two large wall mounted HD TV’s

• Large, OPEN CONCEPT living and dining area with a 50 inch HD TV on a full motion mount that enables adjusting to almost any angle. Rustic engineered wood flooring, and comfortable furnishings include a DOUBLE BED FOLD-OUT SLEEPER

• Gorgeous white kitchen with ALL NEW high end Stainless Steel Appliances, NEW granite counters including a huge breakfast bar, SHIPLAP walls, NEW Bosch washer and dryer and NEW Rustic engineered wood flooring and a large assortment of small appliances, kitchen utensils and cookware

• Updated bath with NEW floating vanity and NEW tile floor

• Spacious bedroom with SHIPLAP wall, top of the line Simmons Beautyrest mattress and high end luxury sheets and bedding, a 40 inch HD TV on a motion mount and lots of storage in an oversized dresser, nightstands and closet

• Generous COVERED VERANDA wraps from the living room to the bedroom and offers a sofa as well as a bistro dining set

• The mechanical storage room also contains beach gear, boogie boards, beach chairs, umbrella and tennis racquets

The Surf and Racquet Club is a gorgeous, private, gated resort that is extremely well maintained. The resort offers DIRECT OCEAN ACCESS, 2 SWIMMING POOLS and 4 HAR-TRU TENNIS COURTS in addition to lovely grounds and sweeping lawns and is just steps away from the RITZ CARLTON via either the beach or a paved pathway draped by a live oak canopy.

Come see why Southern Living, Coastal Living USA Today and others rank Amelia Island in their Top Ten lists!!

TOP 10 ISLANDS IN THE US (#3) - Conde Nast Traveler RCA, 2017

BEST ROMANTIC GETAWAY - Jezebel - Best of Atlanta, 2017

20 BEST PLACES TO LIVE ON THE COAST - Coastal Living, 2017


HAPPIEST SEASIDE TOWN (#4) - Coastal Living, 2017

Best Places to Live - BEST HISTORIC DOWNTOWN - Coastal Living, 2017


BEST SMALL TOWNS 2017 (#6) - Southern Living, 2017

10 BEST BEACHES IN FLORIDA - 2016 Conde Nast Traveler

TOP 10 ISLANDS IN THE U.S. - Trip Advisor 2016

#3 BEST COASTAL SMALL TOWN Fernandina Beach - USA Today 10Best 2016

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Joe and Joan
Member since: 2017
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
23 June, 2018

About Joe and Joan

After vacationing in Amelia Island for many years and owning a second home here, we finally made the full time move to Amelia from Atlanta in 2014 and couldn’t be happier! Since our full time residence here is not oceanfront, we decided to fulfill a dream and purchased our condo in Amelia Surf and Racquet in 2017 as an oceanfront retreat for ourselves as well as family and friends!

Joe and Joan purchased this condo in 2017

Why Joe and Joan chose Amelia Island

We spent years visiting beach towns all up and down the east coast and on both coasts of Florida, but immediately fell in love with Amelia the first time we came here over 20 years ago! And the feeling has never changed. From the unbelievable, uncrowded beaches to the charming historic town and the old growth oak canopies all over the island, we’ve never found a place that offers so much or feels more like home.

What makes this condo unique

The View is simply spectacular. And the location of this south end resort accessed from an idyllic tree canopied street just steps away from the Ritz Carlton can’t be beat! Miles of beachfront at the back of the complex and miles of pristine paved trails to the front with pools and tennis on the property and golf, restaurants and shopping all less than a mile away offer something for everyone!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We’re referring to it as a “home-tel” because it felt like a home away from home, but also like a swanky, modern hotel! It was clear right from the start that it had been recently renovated from top to bottom. It even smelled new! It was spotless, too. The hosts added personal touches like fresh flowers and a bottle of wine with a little note attached. It felt so special. I am absolutely going to recommend this place to family and friends that travel to Amelia Island! We greatly appreciated the hosts’ Amelia Island guide, which included restaurant and activity recommendations. We took their advice and had a great meal at Espana in Fernandina Beach. Because the weather was unseasonably cold and rainy, we spent most of our time at the Ritz-Carlton, which is a short walk away, either along the beach or on a pathway that runs along the road. Absolutely amazing food, service, etc. A word of caution for Uber enthusiasts — we managed to get an Uber to Espana, but there were none to be found when the bars closed at 2 a.m.! Granted, it was a Monday and it was February, but you may have to find your own transportation.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Amelia Island in Fernandina Beach

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • There are no resort fees or parking fees and high speed internet is complimentary. 2 Pools & Tennis on 4 Har-Tru courts are also complimentary.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • resort
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Lift
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • *New floating vanity *New tile floors and backsplash *New shiplap wainscoting *New toilet *Newly resurfaced tile shower and tub combo
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • The Newly Remodeled Bedroom features: * King bed with luxury bedding * 40 inch flat screen HD TV with a full motion mount * Large dresser and nightstands * Access to the balcony overlooking the pool and sea * New engineered wood floors and a shiplap wall! There is also a double bed pull out sleeper in the living room sectional with bedding provided.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Breathtaking Surf & Racquet Club OCEANFRONT condo renovated in 2017!
average rating of 4.952381 based on 22 reviews

Perfect getaway with an amazing view!

  • 5 of 5

Over the past few years my significant other and I have stayed at a variety of places around Amelia Island, but I think we just found our favorite! We stayed for New Years and had the most amazing view of the Ritz Carleton’s fireworks show without even having to leave!

Our entire stay was a dream - this condo is absolutely perfect with all new amenities, beautiful modern decor, and a stunning view of the ocean. We especially loved being able to walk right outside to the tennis courts, walking trails, and private access to the beach.

The owners thought ahead about anything we could possibly need - the condo was fully stocked with everything from beach gear to all new cooking utensils and appliances. There was even information about restaurants and things to do in the area. It had all of the comforts of home but better!

If I could give 6 stars I would - we absolutely recommend staying here and will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay and honored that our home was part of your new year's celebration! We look forward to having you stay again!! Joan and Joe
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We absolutely loved your condo!! It was beautiful and the ocean views were great.

  • 5 of 5

We loved it and want to return. We would love to stay in your condo on every return visit. You were the best hosts ever and the condo was stocked with everything we needed.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful View

  • 4 of 5

Exceptional property, beautiful view, up to date decor, clean, comfortable, quite with all the bases covered, only minor issue was the property was not available for one more day : ( ...sad face...

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful getaway in a beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our stay at this condo in Amelia Island. All the reviews were right: it was so clean, well equipped with everything we needed, comfortable bed, etc. The sunrise and sunset walks on the beach were so peaceful and relaxing. We spent a lot of time on the deck, enjoying the ocean breeze and views. We had a fantastic Anniversary dinner at Verandah, thanks to Joe and Joan’s recommendations. We enjoyed our river cruise one afternoon and all the little shops in Fernandina Beach. We loved how quiet and secluded the island traffic and hardly anyone on the streets! We were genuinely sad to leave and we would definitely come again! Thank you for making our getaway so special and memorable. ❤️

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Mt Pleasant

Didn't want to leave!

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful condo comes with the most amazing views and you can watch the sun rise from your bedroom window. Stunning! The accommodations make you feel like you are a special guests in someone's home. It is not only comfortable and beautiful but exceptionally clean.

We texted the owners before we left and asked for next availability to return. That should tell you how much we enjoyed our 3 day get a way. We are ready to return to our favorite new place away from home.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful condo in a fabulous destination

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had the pleasure of staying in this lovely, well-appointed condo. Joe and Joan provided so many wonderful extras—fresh flowers, coffee k-cups, bottled water, wine, and more—that were truly above and beyond the usual in a rental condo. The grounds were well maintained and the beach was one of the nicest that we’ve had the pleasure of enjoying. Truly a wonderful experience, and we will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: 19-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! It's great to hear that you enjoyed the flowers and treats in addition to the condo and beach! We try to make our guests feel right at home from the minute they arrive. We hope you will come stay again!
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Car: recommended


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Cleaning Fee £75.37

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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