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Beautiful 4 Bedroom/3Ba at St. Augustine's Summer Haven

Bedrooms 4
Space sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Covered Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome


About the property

'Songbird' Great place, Great Price, Great Experience!

'Songbird'-This beautiful 4 bedroom /3 bath beach home can sleep nine. The beach home is fully furnished for your convenience. It is located 10 minutes south of downtown St. Augustine (The Oldest City in The Nation) on Hwy A1A at Summer Haven / Matanzas Inlet. This secluded beach community is the best kept secret in Florida. It's located on the Historic Matanzas Inlet which is the only natural inlet left in the State of Florida. Enjoy some the best fishing, surfing and sunbathing beach anywhere in Florida. The quiet sleepy community has been preserved with the help of the local community and State of Florida. Much of St. Augustine's history starts right here in Summer Haven with Fort Matanzas (US National Monument) only 1 mile away. Enjoy the gorgeous sunrises and sunsets from the front and rear private decks of this Island home. The beautiful beach is 150 yards away and the Matanzas River and Intercoastal Waterway can be seen from the rear deck. Enjoy the constant ocean breezes, beautiful birds and wildlife while lounging on the deck. Come experience a piece of paradise and enjoy the easy living.


More Details

John Lawrence
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 March, 2017

About John Lawrence


I grew up in Summer Haven and I can say from experience that it is one of the most pristine areas I have ever seen...anywhere. I hope you will come and enjoy our little piece of paradise here in the Summer Haven Community.


John Lawrence-


John Lawrence purchased this house in 2012

Why John Lawrence chose St. Augustine Area

Located in one of the most beautiful and historical areas in Florida. St. Augustine is the oldest city in America. The area has some of the nicest and interesting people you will ever meet. I would like to share the Summer Haven experience with you.

What makes this house unique

Peaceful, tranquil with some of the best fishing, surfing and sun bathing beaches in Florida. Many interesting attractions nearby for families to enjoy. Swim with the dolphins at Marineland or see the sights in St. Augustine. Visit the Old Spanish Fort at Fort Matanzas(free to the public) 1 mile north on A1A or just relax on the pristine beach across the street from home. Also enjoy some of the best area seaford restaurants in Florida.

The home is located within easy driving distance to several major attractions and major events. Come have some fun!


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 9
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Player
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • limited accessibility ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(29 traveller reviews)

Beautiful 4 Bedroom/3Ba at St. Augustine's Summer Haven
average rating of 4.965517 based on 29 reviews

Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

The house was a perfect vacation spot for two retired couples and occasional family visitors. It's a very short walk to a beautiful beach where I enjoyed my morning coffee.The house was very clean with a well stocked kitchen and very comfortable beds. The back deck was private with a nice view of the trees. St. Augustine and an abundance of restaurants were a short drive away. The canoe was an added plus, as were the many state parks nearby. Rocky is a delight to work with, and I would definitely recommend this great vacation property.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You Folks, Hope to see you next year!
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Great place and location

  • 5 of 5

The property is great. It is kept very well maintained and a very confortable place. It is a short walk to the beach and a short drive down to all the attractions. The owner was always ready to answer any questions that we had and had great suggestions.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hixson, TN

The best place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Another fantastic vacation at Summer Haven. The house is always clean and fully stocked with everything you need to enjoy your vacation. This was our third year staying at Songbird and look forward to many more years to come. Rocky is great to work with and makes sure that you have everything you need to have a comfortable stay. We definitely stretched out and relaxed. The beaches never disappoint and the shops and restaurants in downtown St Augustine are wonderful. Always sad to leave and excited to return. Rocky, many thanks again for a wonderful place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great Folks, You really take care of things during your stay!
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Wonderful Spring Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This was our first family trip to the St. Augustine area, and we really enjoyed our stay at Songbird. The house is very clean and comfortable, with a huge DVD collection and well stocked kitchen. We brought our dogs and took them for walks each morning down to the beach, even saw a gopher tortoise one day! We did a lot of sightseeing including the downtown St. Augustine trolley tour, a ghost tour, Alligator Farm, Castillo de San Marcos, and Fort Matanzas. We also enjoyed the beach next to Marineland. The owner was super to work with and we would love to return in the future!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Talena Ya'll come back now, ya hear!
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Extremely wonderful vacation experience

  • 5 of 5

I have to say that this is by far the best, most relaxing vacation I have ever been on with my family. Ages ranged from 50-90 years. There were 6 people including myself. Everyone spoke of how comfortable, roomy, extremely clean, and such easy access to restaurants and points of interest( Marineland, Fort Matanzas) in St. Augustine and Summerhaven.It is very close to the beach and we had the beach pretty much to ourselves. You really couldn't ask for anything better. If you want to rent a place that has just about everything under the sun to make your stay an enjoyable, no stress stay, this is your place. I have been all over the United States and over seas all over and have stayed in many places, but I have never stayed in a place That I didn't have to run to the store for something. This is the best stocked rental I have ever had the privelege to stay in. John is very quick in responding to his messages. He makes sure that your stay meets all of your expectations of a wonderful vacation. I highly recommend the "Songbird" to everyone of all ages. My family and I will be back for another wonderful relaxing vacay. Thanks again John for everything.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hixson, TN

Another incredible stay at Songbird in Summer Haven!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second year staying in Summer Haven at Songbird and once again it did not disappoint. Rocky is great to work with and makes sure that you have everything you need to have a comfortable stay, there was no question where we would be staying on my 30th year visiting St Augustine. The house is always clean and well prepared for vacationers with plenty of space to stretch out and relax. The beaches are a 2 minute drive and downtown St Augustine is only 20 minutes away. We are always sad to leave and are already looking forward to next year. Rocky, thanks again for a wonderful place to stay and look forward to staying with you next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Jacksonville (JAX) Florida or Daytona Beach Intl.
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Hammock Dunes Country Club
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Bings Restaurant
Car: necessary

Fort Matanzas National Monument and Marineland of Florida, 2 minutes away.

Scenic Downtown St. Augustine 10 minutes North on A1A.

Daytona International Speedway, 30 minutes.

Disney World in Orlando, 90 minutes.


Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Nov 2016 - 1 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £79
Property Damage Protection £47
Refundable Damage Deposit £397
Cleaning Fee £119


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