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Charming Retreat Ocean Side of A1a Beach in St.Augustine

People8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Charming Spanish style beach retreat for the beach lover! 'Ebb Tide' is one of three units in the Sage Tides Triplex ('High Tide' and 'Low Tide' are the other two)...an amazing location gives you a peaceful home yards from the white sand beaches and beautiful Atlantic Ocean without any streets to cross (East side of A1A beach blvd)! The triplex is a legal vacation rental - no risk of having your vacation spot cancelled due to unlicensed renting! Rent all 3 units for a family gathering! Got pets? Bring them too - it's a pet friendly beach, and we have a private fenced in yard for their roaming freedom! Dog door available that fits into the master bedroom sliding door! Walking distance to great restaurants (Mango Mango's, BeachComber, Taco Shack!), the Pier with a water park, bocce ball, volleyball, concerts and Wednesday farmer/craft markets or take the beach trolley to the historic city and downtown attractions only 5 miles away.

For the adventurous, take surf lessons from the local surf shops, surf camp activities, or visit the Alligator Zoo to Zip Line and traverse the obstacle course while seeing the wildlife.

When you've done all you can do outside, come back and enjoy the wide selection of movies (or good old cable TV) with our new entertainment center. We have a fully equipped kitchen - and if you get there and think 'she should have ____' let me know and if it seems like a good idea, it will be delivered!

Time to sleep....well if you have to! We have a master with a King bed and the sliding glass door that leads to the backyard.The second bedroom has a set of bunks - a double over double, and two single beds. The couch in the living room also has a pull-out bed and there is a futon too. Unique art from local galleries and Sage-Photographs graces the walls - the beach will inspire the artists in all of us - paint and easels can be supplied upon request!

We're proud to say we're getting 'repeat' guests which is the greatest compliment of all!

Keywords: retreat, reunions, peaceful, bungalow, cozy, Spanish-style, unique, surfers, pet-friendly, reunions, ocean fun, special, near the pier, scuba, tennis, love, life, artists dream

More Details

Owner
Laurie Sage Royal
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
11 April, 2018

About Laurie Sage Royal

'Life's a Beach' defines me! Laurie is your proprietor here. I grew up as a Navy-brat living in the Azores Portugal and Brussels Belgium, always finding a seaside location as I traveled. My life centers around the beach and ocean - I moved to the Outer Banks of NC in 2004, learned to love beach life and have explored beaches around the world creating adventures as I go! I made St.Augustine my permanent residence in 2012 and I want everyone to get a chance to explore beaches so began creating beach havens to allow friends, family and now you to enjoy our favorite beaches in the quirky comfort of our homes!

When not on beach adventures, I kayak, boat, take my rescue-dogs Nemo and Ollie out for runs, and spend lots of time on the tennis courts. After a career in technology sales, I left the rat race and followed my passion to become a full time Realtor and can help you find a place of your own once you fall in love with St.Augustine yourself!

Laurie Sage Royal purchased this house in 2011

Why Laurie Sage Royal chose Saint Augustine

In 2004 I began visiting St. Augustine and my parents bought a property in the historic district. I'd often stay with them or the St.Francis Inn B&B, and fell in love with the local beaches of St. Augustine.... the real estate bug caught me as usual and I found this perfect beach triplex (built in 1922!) in the summer of 2011. A triplex is like three apartments in one building - if 'Ebb Tide' is rented, we can see if the other two are available. Have a big group? Rent all three units for 6 total bedrooms to have togetherness yet privacy!

What makes this house unique

The beach sunrises are absolutely stunning from our property - take your coffee (add some Baileys!), sleepily walk to the beach and enjoy the peace, sun colors and sounds of birds blended with waves. SWEET!

We welcome your pets to stay with you - they are family afterall!

Golf Fan? The TPC is just north of us....drive the scenic route up through Ponte Vedra and enjoy the courses and watch the pros!

Tennis, anyone? Public and private courts are available - I can set you up with matches of any level at the two clubs I belong to.

Prefer to be in the water? You've got it! Activities to be had everywhere, snorkeling, rent kayaks, jet skis or take a boat tour of the historic river.

Love it so much here that you're looking for real estate of your own? I am an agent at St. Augustine Realty - I can help you find the home of your dreams if you don't have a Realtor already!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Saint Augustine in St. Johns County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Toilet and a sink
  • 1.5
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Double over Double for adults, and two singles
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • King size beds (1) King Bed, 2nd bedroom has two twins and (1) Double over Double Bunk Beds, Living Room has a Sleep Sofa and a Futon (1) Pull out bed in the couch and futon also - slumber party!,
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Just a few feet from the ocean walkway, white sand beaches, and amazing Atlantic Ocean! Walking distance to great restaurants like Mango Mango's and Cafe Atlantico, the Pier for concerts and markets and just a few minutes to the historic district, Ripley's Believe it or Not, Flagler College and the historic fort! Rent Kayaks (by the lighthouse), boats or Jet Skis in Villano beach after enjoying the Beach Retro feel there. Need office time while at Ebb Tide? We can make a printer/fax/scanner available! Need to work out? The Y is one mile away and offers packages for week/month stays. Come play tennis at the clubs I belong to. I can set you up with some fun matches.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(39 traveller reviews)

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Charming Retreat Ocean Side of A1a Beach in St.Augustine
average rating of 4.8974357 based on 39 reviews
5

Loved this place! The location was great and so we’re the hosts!

  • 5 of 5

Only about 15 minutes to the main part of St. Augustine (with traffic) and just steps away from a beautiful beach

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Really Nice Home!

  • 5 of 5

We were very happy here. Lovely house and lovely location. Pet friendly environment! Laurie was great too!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Vacation rental

  • 5 of 5

Entire family including our pet’s loved the yard! Laurie is more than accomadating with anything we needed! On average since 2013 we have visited the ebb tide twice a year with our granddaughters, who all love the ebb tide!

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  • Review Submitted: 28-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our stay

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a month (Aug - Sep 2017) and yes, we were here during Hurricane Irma. We weathered Irma without an issue other than losing power for a short while but that was expected. Lots of rain, huge winds but this rental stood tough : - ) We had a great time. This property is very close to the beach, located on a very quiet and nice street and easy walking distance to several eating / sports bars / shopping facilities. A short drive to many "tourist" locations if you tire of going to the beach (who would get tired of going to the beach?). Laurie was extremely helpful and supportive. She could give lessons to other owners of beach properties on how to deal with clients. I cannot sing enough praises for her. I would use this location again, even if there is another hurricane coming : - )

  • Review Submitted: 21-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect place for a summer vacation!

  • 5 of 5

My dogs LOVED chasing the lizards in the back yard. There was lots of room in the house for the boys to run around, and it was easy access to the beach. We'll be back!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable and close to the beach!

  • 5 of 5

First, Ebb Tide is MUCH more spacious than the pictures show. That, plus the tile floors, made the Great Room an excellent place to spend a rainy afternoon (plenty of space for our two larger-sized dogs; would be ideal for kids as well). It is an older home, but clean and attractively decorated with everything in working order. A carport to park in, no long staircases to navigate and a small fenced yard/garden area are additional features. You can walk to the beach in 5 minutes or less with no busy streets to cross. It is also in an area where cars are not allowed on the beach, which we liked. We would definitely rent this property again!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
JAX - Jacksonville International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Mango Mangos
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
A1A
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Mango Mangos
Nearest Beach
15 Metres
St. Augustine Beach just outside your door!
Car: not necessary

Lounging on the beach, Not answering the phones, cocktails when it's 5 O'clock somewhere, listening to Jimmy Buffett, calming the soul, remembering the feel of sandy feet, smelling salt air, clearing the mind, family reunions, explore the historic city, zipline over the wildlife at the Alligator Farm, drink from the Fountain of Youth!

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £71.43
Pet Fee £35.72

If a mandatory evacuation for hurricane is noted, you will be refunded the days that are evacuated. No travel insurance required - we believe in safety first!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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