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Last minute summer special - Relax by the beach, explore St. Augustine

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

1920s Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Enjoy a piece of Vilano Beach (St Augustine) and 'old world Florida' in this charming bungalow that captures the essence of beach life. Relax or read a book on the front porch or grill up your favorite meal on the back deck with ocean breezes. This house dates back to 1929 and has been totally renovated with all the modern conveniences. Excellent layout for entertaining with a large living area, spacious kitchen, and large deck with built in benches, grill, table and umbrella. Original, hand scraped, wood ceilings, walls and floors welcome visitors and make this home unique to all others.

Location is great! Surfside is on a quiet, family oriented street directly across from the beach. Publix grocery, bars and restaurants are just minutes away. Just across the bridge is historic St. Augustine. You can walk (3 miles), bike, drive or taxi to get to the heart of historic St Augustine. Ponte Vedra and the World Golf Village are just a short drive away for world class golfing.

Weekly guest memberships are available at The Serenata Beach Club. The club features oceanside dining, adult & family pools, hot tub, gym, and more. Weekly passes are $260 for a group up to 6.

Come visit Surfside and discover the relaxing, beach lifestyle of Northeast Florida.

Keywords: cottage, house, cabana, beachside, bungalow, beachhouse, ocean, St Augustine, Vilano Beach, Sawgrass, Saint Augustine, vacation

More Details

Property Manager
K McCarty
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 June, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

The pictures don't do this home justice - it is so beautiful and comfortable, our family loved it. The floor plan is perfect for entertaining and the proximity to the beach was great. Our son enjoyed looking for shells and we loved the relaxation. Nearby restaurants were fun and family friendly. This is our new favorite spot!
Mar 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Saint Augustine Beach in St. Johns County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Maximum occupancy is 8 adults Please keep noise levels "neighborly" No pets or smoking 25+ years old to rent.
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Master: Queen Guest 1: Queen Guest 2: Queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

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Last minute summer special - Relax by the beach, explore St. Augustine
average rating of 4.8 based on 16 reviews

We loved the house.

  • 5 of 5

The house was everything we hoped for. The closeness to the beach was great, just had to cross the road. The washing machine was slow but overall everything was great. Not sure about it sleeping 8 people. ^ was very comfortable. The grocery store was just blocks away. Had to drive to it but that was fine.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ashville, North Carolina

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

This is one of my favorite vacation rentals! I just love the feel of this home. Especially the new renovations in the back bedroom and bathroom and of course the amazing ceiling in the living room. Right across the street from Vilano Beach. Easy biking to local restaurants. Love the back deck patio for bbq's too. What more can I say?

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous house and beach!

  • 5 of 5

This house was so pretty inside and out. The floor plan was amazing for entertaining. The front and back bedrooms gave each couple privacy while vacationing together. The beach is a stone's throw and had beautiful shells, sunrises and we loved watching the shrimp boats go out to sea. We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Family Trip!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from our vacation at Surfside. One of the best vacations we have ever had!!

Surfside is a charming home with plenty of space for everyone. We especially enjoyed grilling on the deck, and walking to the beach to watch the sunset. The home was extremely clean, and provided beach chairs, umbrella and towels for everyone. We also enjoyed St Augustine which is just a short drive from the house. Plenty of restaurants and shops for all ages to enjoy.

We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the Surfside Bungalow! 5 of my friends and I came down for a girls getaway and the house was absolutely perfect. The beach is a quick 1 min walk across the street and downtown St Augustine was only a few miles away. We also recommend the Serenata Beach Club option if you are staying for longer than a few days.

The house was equipped with all the necessary amenities and the beds were incredibly comfortable. At one point, the AC stopped working, but Kendra took great pains to make sure the situation was taken care of. We couldn't have asked for better accommodations.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Appalachian Mountains

Awesome Location!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I rented this historic bungalow for two months at the end of 2016. The home is exceptionally clean and has the charm of a historic home with all the renovation upgrades. It is the great location for a small or large family. We were able to have our family here for Christmas and it was perfect with plenty of room for everyone. The location makes it possible to walk across the road to the beach, walk to Publix, and walk to many of the local restaurants. You are just a short drive across the bridge to St. Augustine. We have priced other houses in the area and this home is definitely the best for the price. The first year that we stayed here, we knew that this would be the home that we would rent every year and have been coming to Vilano for the past 5 years. The rental manager, Kendra, is truly awesome. She does an exceptional job and is always available if there are any questions. She obviously is very customer service oriented and made us feel right at home each time we rented. During one of our visits, we were able to meet the owner and realized immediately how much she loved this home and wanted her visitors to have a wonderful vacation while staying there. We would be coming back next year, except for the fact that Vilano had so much appeal to us that we have purchased a home in that area.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
bar and restaurants
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
casual to upsale to take out
Nearest Beach
Surfside Beach Park is across the road

With rental you have an option to rent($260/week/ group of 6) access to the exclusive Serenata Beach Club in south Ponte Vedra!! This private member club has 2 pools (one adult and one family), oceanfront restaurant & bar , beach chairs and umbrellas provided, workout gym, yoga & pilates. This is an additional fee.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Saint Augustine Beach, North East Florida

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Last minute Sale
19 Jun 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Labor Day weekend
4 Sep 2017 - 5 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
22 Nov 2017 - 23 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
24 Dec 2017 - 25 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £115.95
Property Damage Protection £45.61

Renters must be 25 years and older
Cleaning fee of $150
Holiday weeks and special event weeks carry an additional $250 premium.
1 week Serenata Beach Club pass (per group, up to 6 people) is available for $260 *prices may vary through the season, please
No pets
No smoking

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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