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1930's Beach Cottage -- Near Main Beach

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

The newly remodeled beach cottage is still “rustic”; it is basically the same as when my father built it with the addition of a few modern conviences. Its charm is the view from the front porch. If you are looking for luxury or spacious accommodations, it is not for you. It has a living area with cable TV. A dining table that seats four is located in the living area, with seating for two more at the kitchen counter. The kitchen is small but functional with dishwasher & microwave. The back bedroom has two twin beds. The bathroom separates the bedrooms, and like the kitchen it is small but functional. The front bedroom has a queen bed and TV. It has central air, with new ductwork in 2015. There is a washer and dryer in the garage. Parking for up to three cars is available at the side of the house, the garage is not available for parking..

Keywords: Rustic, main beach, beach, pet friendly, ocean front, beach front

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 June, 2017

About The Owner

This property was purchased by my father in the 20's. He built the 3rd house on the beach, previously the property had been federal 'lighthouse reservation'. The cottage was built in the 30's. Renovated in 2015.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 1920

Why The Owner chose North East Florida

Family home, I was raised here.

Fernandina Resort Dwelling Permit #3498

Fernandina Business Tax Receipt License #5118

Florida Division of Hotels License TAP5500974

What makes this cottage unique

The view from the porch at sunrise and in the evening, watching the shrimp boats add to the charm of this rustic cottage.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Amelia Island in Fernandina Beach

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Books ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(48 traveller reviews)

1930's Beach Cottage -- Near Main Beach
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 48 reviews
Fort Mill, SC

Perfect little cottage

  • 5 of 5

Great location to beach and other activities! Prefect space for my family. Loved loved the front porch!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Tremendously relaxing and convenient to all the Amelia/Fernandina restaurants and attractions.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage offers comfortable accommodations. The porch with great view of the beach and ocean is a great place to relax and enjoy the sound of waves. In addition to a wide range of restaurants to enjoy, we love the nearby dog park which we visited every day.

As a golfer, there is a good variety of challenging courses to play.

Jim is a very concerned and responsive owner. This was our third visit and we definitely will return...very positive experience!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our stay at the beach

  • 5 of 5

James is a great host and will help any way possible. Our stay was a month and we found the cabin to be very comfortable with some of the best ocean views. The front porch faces the ocean and is a great place to hang out

after a day at the beach. This was our 2nd year here and will not be our last.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quaint Beach Shanty by the Sea

  • 5 of 5

We loved this beach cottage. Perfect for two people and great view of the ocean, just steps from the beach! We had to leave early due to hurricane Matthew and Mr Miller was happy to return our unused portion of our stay. This is a very nice home for the money and you'll love it!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry Mathew cut you stay short. We had no damage other than the "no parking" sign that was down when you left. Hope to see you in the future.
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Okatie, sc

We really love this place! So peaceful and quiet.

  • 5 of 5

This is our second visit to Fernandina Beach and we have stayed at Mr. Miller's cottage both times. The ocean view is awesome from the front porch! We appreciate the fact the he allows pets, so we are able to take our baby with us so she can enjoy the beach too! Love this place and we will be back next year!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location right on the beach! A strong plus is the porch with a great view of the water!

  • 5 of 5

Mr. Miller, The 1930's Beach Cottage is a great beach getaway place for my wife and Me. Cant say enough about the porch as when we not at the beach, we spent as much time as we could on the porch. With the kitchen fully furnished, it makes cooking a breeze, when we are not out enjoying the fine restaurants of Fernandina. When we first arrived, we were certainly glad to see you, and found the property very clean. You do a great job keeping this "vacation getaway" well maintained.

This was our 2ed year to stay in the 1930's cottage and we are definitely planning a 3rd visit in 2017.

Thanks again for making our stay a very good experience.

Ken & Marsha Mixon

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
27.3 Miles
Jacksonville International Airport
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Sandy Bottoms
Nearest Ferry
21.7 Miles
Mayport Ferry Hwy A1A
Nearest Golf
4.1 Miles
Fernandina Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Train
38.1 Miles
Amtrak Jacksonville
Nearest Motorway
15.7 Miles
I-95 Exit 373
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Sandy Bottoms
Nearest Beach
Main Beach, Fernandina Beach, FL
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Amelia Island, Florida

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Summer 2017
14 May 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Fall/Winter 2017
16 Sep 2017 - 5 Jan 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage deposi £77.3
Refundable Pet Damage £38.65
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rental Week is Saturday 3:00 PM to Saturday 12:00 Noon. Only last minute exception to weekly policy.
Reservation deposit becomes security deposit on check in.
$50.00 Refundable pet deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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