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Beachy Keen Oceanfront Cottage, Fantastic Views Amelia Island

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5)

The cottage is located right on the ocean. You will have direct access to the beach. Sitting on the deck, watching the shrimp boats in the evening and the sunrise in the morning while you enjoy breakfast in the screened-in porch on the deck; it doesn't get any better than this. The house is within walking distance of the Main Beach, putt putt golf, basketball courts, a skateboard park, a very nice public swimming pool with an entertaining kiddie pool and Fort Clinch State Park. There is a Kwik Mart/gas station down the road for those last minute supplies. Across the road is a surf shop for those of you who want to try surfing. There is a restaurant within walking distance.

Keywords: Oceanfront, charming, comfortable, relaxing,

More Details

Rich Murren
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
13 July, 2017

About Rich Murren

My time is spent as a home remodeling contractor. And I am busy all the time with that job. My spare time is spent at the island. We love to come here with our new grandchildren, who are just discovering playing in the sand.

Rich Murren purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Rich Murren chose North East Florida

We came to Amelia Island for a realtor friend that needed help on their condo. We loved it here and realized that Amelia Island is truly 'Florida's Best Kept Secret'. There are no crowds and it is a short distance from Jacksonville Airport and the culture that Jacksonville offers if that is your choice. We enjoy long walks on the beach and going for a swim if we feel like it.

What makes this cottage unique

Watching the sun rise from the deck, watching the dolphins jump and dance, seeing the shrimp boats bring in their catch, pelicans flying in formation over the deck, the unique character of downtown Fernandina Beach, wonderful restaurants all with their own charm, friendly people everyplace you go, walking on the beach and finding cool shells. These are but a few of the benefits to staying on the beach.


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

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Renters agree they are over 25 years of age.
  • Late check out AFTER 11:00 a.m. without advanced approval from owner will result in a $75.00 deduction from security deposit.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) Trundle bed, Sleeper Sofa
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Miniature golf
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • Kayaking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Beachy Keen Oceanfront Cottage, Fantastic Views Amelia Island
average rating of 4.810811 based on 37 reviews
Powder Springs, GA

Great time!

  • 5 of 5

This was my third time at the cottage so clearly it's a spot we enjoy! We love the view and the kids love being able to sit on the porch and go through their treasures they found on the beach. The size is perfect for us and we don't feel cramped like we would have in a hotel room. I loved being able to just get up and head out to the beach!. The porch is great to sit out and listen to the ocean waves roll in.

This was the first time we didn't eat out as much and had no issue with anything in the kitchen. Everything we needed was there!

Thanks again for sharing your little piece of the beach with us! We will be back again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You now qualify for coming back to "your" beach house in the future. We love that we can share this piece of heaven with other families that love it as much as we do. One of my favorite things is seeing the shell collections on the deck railing that people have left for others to enjoy.
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Perfect vacation home for family of 3

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect home for our family of three. The house was spotless when we arrived and fully stocked with everything we could want or need. Rich and Mary were so nice in all our correspondences and even added linens at the last minute when we realized our bed sizes at home didn't match the bed sizes there. Last but certainly not least, the view off the deck is AMAZING!!! Our area of the beach wasn't overcrowded, and we were in walking distance of a putt putt course and playground, which our daughter loved. In short, it was perfect!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you got to use the playground & Putt Putt course down the street. They also have the best burgers & onion rings on the island. We hope that your daughter had the best birthday ever! We hope to see you back for next years birthday!
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Very homey

  • 5 of 5

Very nice & clean

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We set it up as a home away from home, but with a big ocean in the front yard ! Our cleaning staff does an excellent job too.
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Steps from the beach!

  • 4 of 5

What a great location for a great price! Everything we needed and you simply cannot beat a house right on the beach.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Come back and see us again! Ocean views are there 24/7. 365 days a year.....
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Ocilla, Georgia

Mother's Day Weekend

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time staying at Beachy Keen. The property was exactly as described and was very close to the beach. We would love to return. They owners were very helpful and friendly. Our security deposit was quickly returned.

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad u had a great visit to our beach house. We were there a week prior to your visit to add updates like larger tv, new couch, rugs & windows. All ready for the summer rental season. See you again on your next visit. ....
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Cochran, GA

Great getaway

  • 5 of 5

Literally steps from the beach. Perfect getaway for a busy mom of 3 who needed some "me" time.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: That is so great that the "me" time worked for you just the way you planned. The power of the ocean works in many ways and this time it was for the good. Feel free to come back anytime...even with your children next time. Thanks again for choosing Beachy Keen.
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"Fresh caught shrimp & fish daily . For those chefs at the beach ."
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"For a quiet walk back to nature. "
Pepper's Mexican Grill and Cantina
"Great family place, outdoor seating right on Main Street downtown Fernandina "
Putt Putt at Main Beach
"Voted best burger on the island,the Fries are great too. They also rent bikes . It's just a ..."
"Great food, outdoor nite time music oceanfront. "
T-Rays Burger Station
"Great burgers In an old abandoned gas station. Lunch hours only get there early. "
Moon River Pizza
"Beat pizza & calzones on island. Eat in or carry out. Reasonably priced. "


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
Off Season
1 Oct 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £57.58
Refundable Damage Deposit £115.16
Tax Rate 11.0%

Holidays & Special Events - add $25.00 per night and a 3 night minimum.

CANCELLATIONS - A thirty (30) day notice is required for cancellation.

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.
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