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WALK A LITTLE AND SAVE A LOT!!

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,101 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

CHARMING 2 BR & 2 BA BEACH COTTAGE

Quaint and comfortable: 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom cottage available to rent for your vacation or get-away. Over 1100 sq. ft. of living area. Each bedroom as it's own bath. Covered front porch, with a swing and porch furniture. As well as a private, screened in back porch that has a dining table and chairs for your enjoyment.

It's not your typical Florida beach house, a friend of ours has said that it's a 'Mountain Home at the Beach'.

We hope that if you decide to stay with us that you will enjoy it as much as we do.

More Details

Owner
Pat Parish
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 February, 2018

About Pat Parish

My husband Bill, and I bought the beach house in 2004. After visiting the area for over 30 years . We looked for quite some time until we found this little jewel. My husband grew up in Sarasota, Florida, and wanted to get back to his Florida roots. We currently live in the mountains of Western North Carolina and hope to one day retire to St. Augustine Beach!! Life's a beach!!!

Pat Parish purchased this cottage in 2004

Why Pat Parish chose Saint Augustine

We visited the area for over 30 years prior to buying the cottage......Great beaches, antiques stores, good bike and walking trails, good music in the Summer at the pier and wonderful restaurants. We love riding our bikes into the historic district and looking at all the old houses. Which takes about 30 minutes by bike or 10 minutes by car.

What makes this cottage unique

We fell in love with our home because of the way it sits back in the trees and is really pretty private. It's the 3rd house from the end, on a dead end street. We love to sit on the swing on the front porch!

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is the 5th or 6th stay for us at the "Cracker House". We always enjoy our stay and find it to fit all our needs. There are great restaurants that are within walking distance to the cottage and the beach is just a quick 5 or less minute walk.
Jun 2017
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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1101 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Guest Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Guest Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Master Bed Room - 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(42 traveller reviews)

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WALK A LITTLE AND SAVE A LOT!!
average rating of 4.6904764 based on 43 reviews
5

Lovely cottage

  • 5 of 5

Very well equipped cottage close to the beach and Old Town St Augustine. We enjoyed it and will stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to submit a review. We are glad that you and your husband enjoyed your stay and would love to have you stay with us again.
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Lake Lure NC
5

Awesome Experience

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay. Dead end street with streetlamps...very secure. We felt safe. Restaurants were out of this world. And so many to choose from. Beach was great, just needed a bit more sun. St. Augustine was so historical with so much to see and do. We will go back.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Port St Lucie, FL
3

house was fine.lock box did not work well. tv in master bedroom did not work.

  • 3 of 5

quiet , fairly well supplied. good access to st, Augustine.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Love It

  • 5 of 5

Very quaint cottage , very comfortable, great porches, perfect back yard for our Small dog! Short 3 blocks to gorgeous beach!! The owner is very accommodating! Will definitely be back

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Pat was lovely

  • 5 of 5

This home exactly as advertised. Everything you need. Great location. Most beautiful beach in Florida! Not fancy but who cares. You'll sleep well at night and walk to the beach in the morning. We cooked and ate out half and half. Enjoyed the porch and secluded back yard. Thanks pat!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Michael for taking the time to submit a review. We're glad that you and your children enjoyed your stay at the "Cracker House". And would love to have you stay with us again!
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Vinemont, Alabama
5

Fabulous little getaway

  • 5 of 5

My sister, her two daughters and I truly enjoyed staying in this cute and comfortable little beach house. There was not anything that was lacking in the kitchen, with utensils and cleaning supplies; the bathrooms, plenty of towels; or the bedrooms, with fresh linens. The house was so very clean and decorated beautifully. It is only a short, easy walk to the beach. Lots of nice restaurants are close by; and be sure to check out the Farmers Market at the pier on Wednesday mornings if you plan on cooking in the house. We had a wonderful, relaxing week. Thanks for sharing your home with us!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review our beach rental! We're glad that you enjoyed your stay and welcome you to stay with us again! We do offer a discount for return guests!! Thank you, Pat
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Location

Marineland
"Haven't been in a while, but my children used to love the dolphin shows. Great beach!!"
Nearest Airport
5 Miles
St. Augustine
Car: recommended

BE SURE TO CHECK THE FARMERS MARKET OUT ON WED. MORNINGS AT THE PIER AS WELL AS SATURDAY MORNINGS AT THE AMPHITHEATER. THE PAVILION AT THE PIER ALSO HAS LIVE MUSIC ON WED. EVENINGS DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS.

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £64.12
Pet Fee £53.43
Damage Insurance £42.03

We try to keep a small supply of trash bags, dish soap, dish washing detergent, laundry detergent as well as several rolls of toilet paper in the house. But, there may be times when it is not available. So, please plan accordingly! This is a smoke free home, please do not smoke inside. Thank you

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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