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Kemp's Cottage, everything is new in this 2 bedroom cottage

People8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Large, 2 Bedroom cottage, on a small, beachfront resort

Kemp's cottage is situated in a quiet, oceanfront retreat on nearly 2 acres of natural, dune property with the pristine beaches of Anastasia Island as the front yard. It is located just south of historic St. Augustine, the nation's oldest city. Originally, this was the owners house and they built additional units starting at the back corner of the house which have now been configured into suites. Kemp's Cottage was entirely renovated in 2013 with a new kitchen, washer/dryer, HD TV, 50 mbps wireless internet and more. Note, the fireplace is not operational. Enjoy beautiful white sand beaches with swimming, surfing, fishing, barbecue in a private, natural setting. We also supply beach towels, beach umbrellas, beach chairs, fishing gear, small cooler, carts to tote down the beach path and much more.

With only 2 cottages and 3 suites on the entire oceanfront property, it feels like your own, private tropical escape. Pelican Cottage, Kemp's Cottage, Hawksbill Suite, Monarch Suite and Ridley Suite are all listed on VRBO and available for rental starting in June 2013. Choose to view all listings below for more information. The extensive renovations included replacing most of the systems, insulation and soundproofing, new windows, doors, bathrooms and kitchens, providing luxurious accommodations to the perfect St. Augustine, beachfront vacation.

The newly landscaped property includes many tall palms, flowering tropical plants and places to relax. When you follow the path to the beach you'll come across many native plants and will get to know the original residents of the land including the gopher tortoise, the wildlife that their burrows support, the monarch butterflies as they migrate, and many species of birds. Lounge in the courtyard, cool off in the pristine waters of Crescent Beach, surf at one of the best surfing beaches in Florida, visit one of the many great restaurants, or cook in your well-equipped kitchen.

If you need something, ask our helpful onsite staff, call or email, we are there to make sure your time at The Silver Sands is second to none.

More Details

Owner
Silver Sands St. Augustine
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 March, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

From Trip Advisor:



My wife and I spent a week in the newly renovated Kemps Cottage - - it was perfect. The pristine beach is a quick walk over the dune line and the many activities of old Saint Augustine are just up the road. Everything from appliances to furniture to tile was new and first rate. We had guests visit virtually every day and all commented on the "Beach Cottage" charm of the cottage. We'll be back!



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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Crescent Beach in Saint Augustine

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
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:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed
  • Living room has a queen sleeper sofa.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
- Direct beach access from the property - Beach - towels, umbrellas, chairs, bag, boogie boards and toys - 50 mbps wireless internet - HD TV with cable - Netflix in most units - Sleeper sofas or chair - A private patio complete with table and chairs - Charcoal grills - Full kitchen with oven and dishwasher - Washer/dryer, detergent, in some units - Shampoo, conditioner, hair dryers - Ceiling fans / air conditioning / heat in all units - Iron and ironing board available at office - All linens provided - Free parking - Naturalistic setting amongst preserved dunes and native wildlife - Easy access to St. Augustine - Welcome gifts and other guest services

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(36 traveller reviews)

Kemp's Cottage, everything is new in this 2 bedroom cottage
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 39 reviews
5

Great time!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in Kemps cottage for 1 month in February and March. We loved the cottage, the beach was easily accessed via a short, pretty path. Everything was clean, beds were comfortable. Washer and dryer in the unit was so convenient. I will not stay anywhere else when coming to St. Augustine and will recommend this to everyone.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Super cozy!

  • 5 of 5

Calm, quiet and isolated. Beautiful!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Media, PA
5

Quiet, Clean, Beautiful Place

  • 5 of 5

What a relaxing time I had. Kemp's cottage was roomy, clean, and well stocked. The kitchen had everything I needed to cook meals. There were beach chairs available and I even got to cross paths with a sea turtle on the short walk to the ocean. I highly recommend this place and I will be back!

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

Nice place!

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable, clean, pleasant. Good access to the beach, particularly if one is seeking a bit of exercise, which we were. This end of (very wonderful) Crescent beach is extremely quiet, often almost deserted. What a nice three weeks we spent there! (Hint: for many things -- Publix, the excellent A1A fish shop -- head south towards Palm Coast. Much less congestion.) Thanks, Betty, for an excellent stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and peaceful.

  • 5 of 5

Staying at Silver Sands was so much better than a condo or hotel room. The owners are mindful of the guest's needs and also of the indigenous plant life. The property, beach and ocean is beautiful . Thank you and will be back next year.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our perfect stay in Kemps Cottage 10/18/2016 - 11/22/2016

  • 4 of 5

Everything was perfect during our 5-weeks stay in Kemps Cottage, not in the least thanks to our hosts Betty and Dana who gave us every attention and care. The cottage was much to our liking, both from the outside as from the inside, stylish and comfortable (however modestly furnished),

clean and equipped with everything one needs, even during a longer stay.

The cottage is situated on the calmer (southern) side of St Augustine, making it a perfect place for elderly people like us, appreciating its peacefulness within close vicinity of the ocean and the beautiful beach there. Don't look for attractions nearby (St A some 10 miles away).

Friends advised us to visit the west coast of Florida as well, so we stayed a week in Clearwater Beach - but we didn't like it there (too noisy).

As a result we decided to book a similar stay in Kemps Cottage for next year - how better to express one's satisfaction?

Catharina & Roland, Antwerp, Belgium

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
St. Augustine - Northeast Florida Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.4 Miles
Matanzas Innlet Restaurant
Nearest Golf
8.6 Miles
Hammock Beach Resort
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Amtrak Station-PAK
Nearest Motorway
9.5 Miles
95
Nearest Restaurant
1.4 Miles
Matanzas Innlet Restaurant
Nearest Beach
Crescent Beach
Car: necessary

The property is beach front and from the suites and cottages, there is a nature path thought the woods, over the ancient dune to the new beach walk over the last dune. Along the path you see wild flowers, wildlife, tortoises and palms.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Crescent Beach, North East Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Spring 2017
14 Mar 2017 - 20 Apr 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
4 night minimum stay
£1,009
for 4 nights
From
£239
From
£301
Fri,Sat
£1,292
£3,149
 
 
Late Spring 2017
21 Apr 2017 - 16 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
£690
for 3 nights
From
£212
From
£265
Fri,Sat
£1,203
£2,884
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2017
17 Jun 2017 - 13 Aug 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
4 night minimum stay
£1,362
for 4 nights
From
£327
From
£345
Fri,Sat
£1,734
£3,769
 
 
Fall 2017
14 Aug 2017 - 27 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£478
for 3 nights
From
£142
From
£159
Fri,Sat
£1,026
£2,176
 
 
Winter 2017
4 Dec 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£398
for 3 nights
From
£115
From
£133
Fri,Sat
£849
£1,822
 
 
Winter 2018
6 Jan 2018 - 17 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£372
for 3 nights
From
£106
From
£119
Fri,Sat
£761
£2,176
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2018
18 Mar 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
£619
for 4 nights
From
£142
From
£155
Fri,Sat
£1,115
£2,530
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2018
16 Jun 2018 - 18 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
£761
for 4 nights
From
£177
From
£230
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,292
£3,680
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £18 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2018
19 Aug 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£478
for 3 nights
From
£142
From
£159
Fri,Sat
£1,026
£2,176
 
 
Winter Late 2018
3 Dec 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£451
for 3 nights
From
£133
From
£150
Fri,Sat
£938
£1,999
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£531
for 3 nights
From
£159
From
£186
Fri,Sat
£1,159
£3,149
 

Additional pricing information

Linens & Supplies £48 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

Call to reserve the entire resort property. Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed. 4 other units of different sizes and prices are available on the same, large, private setting.

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.
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