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

People8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
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. A perfect place for the person that enjoys walks through a natural environment, the beach, swimming and all the area has to offer. 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 a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 September, 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:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
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
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 on 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

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Kemp's Cottage, everything is new in this 2 bedroom cottage
average rating of 4.857143 based on 45 reviews
5

Great management, accommodations and location!

  • 5 of 5

Kemps cottage is not only adorable and well appointed, it is a great location if you're looking for a quiet retreat. This condo is ON the beach but does require a short walk over the sand dunes where if you're lucky you will see a few turtles or bunnies. The beach is pristine! Vehicles are able to drive on the beach however that area is marked off. I will definitely be booking Kemps cottage for any future stays in St. Augustine.

Lastly, I'd just like to commend the management of this property, they are exceptional!! They were available on site everyday and were so accommodating!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Ashley. We so enjoyed you and your family staying with us. We look forward to you coming back and staying with us.
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5

Perfect beach getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Kemp's cottage was delightful! The cottage is cute, very clean and tastefully updated. Nice crisp clean cotton linens on all beds, bunches of white towels, huge stack of blue and white striped beach towels, and beach towel bag. Great washer and dryer with detergent and dry sheets allowed us to keep towels and swimming suits ready for the next day! The kitchen was well equipped with everything we needed to cook breakfast and dinners and very organized. Rooms were spacious with plenty of room for the 5 of us. The property is like a step back in time in a very good way; peaceful atmosphere, nice outside porch, easy access to the beach, great beach accessories (beach chairs, mats, umbrellas, etc.). We had a great time and would return again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very charming

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for a girls weekend! The cottage was adorable as well as the grounds. The beach was peaceful and beautiful

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This is our 3rd time at Silver Sands

  • 5 of 5

We live in Jacksonville FL and have stayed at Silver Sands three times already. As always, we could not have been happier. Beautiful setting, charming, very clean, inviting. Rooms are equipped with anything you can think of that will make your stay more comfortable. Silver Sands even had beach chairs for you to take to the beach and beach toys for kids.

The beach is on the East end of the property. Take your time as you walk toward the beach to watch the turtles along the way.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Had a great stay at Kemps Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

The property was clean and updated. The beach was just down the path and chairs, umbrellas etc were supplied which was very nice. It was quiet and the beach was beautiful. We would definitely come back. The wifi signal wasn't the greatest, which wasn't a big deal for us, but could be an issue for some. We took a quick 15 minute Uber ride into historic St. Augustine a couple times, which was a lot of fun.

  • Review Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay at the Silver Sands. We do have dedicated Wi-Fi hotspots for each unit and multiple high-speed lines coming in from Comcast. Please contact our manager if you have trouble with our Internet or anything else. We hope to see you soon back at the Silver Sands! Sincerely, Elena Guest Services
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Our 5th stay at Silver Sands. We'll be back in March.

  • 5 of 5

They think of everything you need before you know you need it.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • 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
 
Fall 2017
14 Aug 2017 - 27 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£442
for 3 nights
From
£131
From
£147
Fri,Sat
£950
£2,014
 
 
Winter 2017
4 Dec 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£368
for 3 nights
From
£106
From
£123
Fri,Sat
£786
£1,686
 
 
Winter 2018
6 Jan 2018 - 17 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
£344
for 3 nights
From
£98
From
£111
Fri,Sat
£704
£2,014
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2018
18 Mar 2018 - 15 Jun 2018
4 night minimum stay
£573
for 4 nights
From
£131
From
£143
Fri,Sat
£1,031
£2,341
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2018
16 Jun 2018 - 18 Aug 2018
4 night minimum stay
£704
for 4 nights
From
£164
From
£213
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,195
£3,405
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2018
19 Aug 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
£442
for 3 nights
From
£131
From
£147
Fri,Sat
£950
£2,014
 
 
Winter Late 2018
3 Dec 2018 - 21 Dec 2018
3 night minimum stay
£417
for 3 nights
From
£123
From
£139
Fri,Sat
£868
£1,850
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£491
for 3 nights
From
£147
From
£172
Fri,Sat
£1,072
£2,914
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £44.45
Additional Guest Fee £14.82 per person per night

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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