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AFFORDABLE AND OCEAN VIEW! Ground floor 1 bedroom condo overlooking the pool

Bedrooms 1
Space 900 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 31 nights


About the property


Creston House 8B is a perfect getaway location. The resort is quaint and very well taken care of, you don't get that "overcrowded condo complex" feeling.

The condo has a king size bed in bedroom and queen size sleeper sofa, including all linens needed for a restful night. There is a full kitchen with all cookware, dishes and utensils provided. There is plenty of space to unwind after fun-filled days spent at the beach, sightseeing or golfing. It is an oceanfront complex with a large pool and private beach access. You can enjoy all the amenities or simply relax in the comfort of your own beach front paradise.

The living room is pleasant and roomy, with a 55" TV, and sliding doors leading out to the porch. Step off the porch just a few steps and enjoy a morning dip in the pool, or a few minutes on the private walkway over the dunes to a white sand beach to enjoy beautiful sunrises over the crashing surf of the ocean. It is definitely worth getting up early for, guaranteed! Or just sit back and relax on the porch, maybe enjoying your favorite beverage.

The dining room is just beyond the living room with seating for 4, to enjoy a meal or a rousing game of cards. And if you bring your laptop, which of course we all do, there is a roomy desk ready to spend some Facebook time at, sharing your photos of your stay with your friends, to let them know what a fabulous time you are having. There is free wireless internet throughout your stay.

The kitchen is adjacent to the dining area in this open floor plan design. You'll find everything you need to prepare those meals when you are chilling in, or there are restaurants within walking distance with great food.

When it's finally time to retire after a fun filled day spent enjoying one of the many activities there is to do in St. Augustine, you will sleep soundly in the large, comfy king size bed. You can also enjoy your favorite tv programs as you lie in comfort, watching the 32' flat screen. The sliding door opens to the sound of the waves crashing, lulling you to sleep. The bathroom is modern and clean, and offers a tub/shower combo. **** Washer & Dryer in unit an added plus*****


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Sit back and enjoy the ocean breeze from this east facing unit with porch overlooking the pool. Easy access to this first floor unit. NO STAIRS!! Just walk out the back slider and you are on your way to the beach!

Creston House Condominium is located in beautiful St Augustine Beach. With so many great things close by, you will never drive more than 10-15 min for anything. The downtown Historic District is 10 minutes away and offers great restaurants, shops, historic sites and the Castillo De San Marcos (FORT) right on the bayfront. The complex is somewhat private and has a very quiet and peaceful setting. It is very well maintained and in all buildings are in great shape. You are sure to enjoy your stay at this condo and on our beautiful beaches!!

Also in March 2014 installed Glenwood Coastal Cypress flooring to complete our remodeling.


More Details

Bill & Lynette Johnsen owner
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 April, 2018

About Bill & Lynette Johnsen owner

We remodeled this condo in 2014 . And this has been reflected with our reviews that our renters have enjoyed there stay. You will find our location out far to feel more relaxing. But close to the Old St. Augustine and attractions. We know you will enjoy it here. So bring your bathing suit and come to St. Augustine. We also continue to make yearly improvements .

Bill & Lynette Johnsen owner purchased this condo in 2013

Why Bill & Lynette Johnsen owner chose St Augustine

You will find this condo to be one of the best values on the beach. It is as large as most of the 2 bedroom and 2 baths. Ground floor unit. You can load and unload in front door. No Steps! We have a King size bed a soda with a queen size bed. Plus an ottoman that makes in to a single bed. A short walk to the beach and steps away from the pool. ** washer/dryer in unit**

What makes this condo unique

Close to the Old town of St. Augustine yet out just far enough to enjoy the sounds of the ocean. Plenty of restaurants, grocery stores, drug stores close to condo. Enjoy beautiful Anatastia Island and all the attractions.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for sharing your wonderful condo. It was decorated with a "beach" flair. The kitchen was well stocked and everything you would need is in this condo. We hope to come back again soon. We are leaving well relaxed.
May 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in St Augustine in St. Johns County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Hair dryer provided also has a full size tube
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • New 32 inch HDTV with CD/ King size bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
chairs for beach also provided /Pool has chairs


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AFFORDABLE AND OCEAN VIEW! Ground floor 1 bedroom condo overlooking the pool
average rating of 4.9375 based on 93 reviews

Perfect condo right on the beach!

  • 5 of 5

This condo is very clean, well decorated, and comes fully stocked. My husband and I stayed for 4 nights in early December. I loved being able to enjoy the nearly empty beach with private beach access. The owners thought of everything. They even provide beach chairs which was great since we flew in and couldn't bring a lot. The bathroom towels are the softest ever and the bed is really comfortable. It's close to historic St. Augustine which was beautifully decorated for Christmas. I just wish we could have stayed longer. I could definitely become a snowbird and stay here all winter. Thanks Bill and Lynette for providing this wonderful condo!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate you picking our condo for your stay in St. Augustine. Come back soon.
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Curve Ball and a Home Run

  • 5 of 5

Hurricane Season threw us, and many others, a curve ball this year and destroyed our plans for a September vacation. The Johnsens worked with us, rescheduled our stay to November, and turned our curve ball into a home run.

The condo is located just far enough outside of the main traffic area to be quiet but close enough to get to anything within a few minutes.

The pool is just outside the door and the ocean right on the other side of a short board walk. The pool is not heated so, while it was open, the water was just too cold for a swim.

The condo here is in excellent condition, everything works, and we didn't have to make any additional trips or purchases for needed supplies such as pans, towels, bed linens, or the like. I contacted the owners a couple of times while we were here, just to ask a question, and they responded very quickly to my e-mails. The owners have a helpful binder here which contains lots of info for your stay and there is a second binder with many menus from local restaurants.

Suggestion: Try Redfrog & McToad's just north of the condo! The food was very good and they have an excellent fish sandwich. We usually eat a couple of times at O'Steens (and they are very good) but I believe Redfrog & McToad's has them beat when it comes to the triple threat of convenience, price, and quality.

We have been to St. Augustine many, many, times; this was our first stay as late as November but we enjoyed it. The Light Up St Augustine Festival started as we arrived and, while it was beautiful, it brought in large crowds and more traffic than I have ever seen here so understand that if you plan on staying in November.

This vacation was my family's second time staying in a condo and we do not plan on ever going back to a hotel room. We look forward to coming back to this property many times for our trips to St. Augustine.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to write a review. This helps future renters in making there decision to book with us. Hope you will come back soon. Again thank you.
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Great place and location!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this place! Very clean and stocked with all your needs. It's also just a short walk to the beach and short drive to downtown. There are restaurants everywhere, but we particularly loved the Italian just across the street...best garlic knots I've ever had! One thing to mention, but not really worth taking a star away: toilet paper was not stocked. When we arrived, there was only part of a roll left and there was none in the condo. If we venture back to St. Augustine, we'll definitely book this place again!!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful experience. The owners are so accommodating and quick to answer questions!

  • Review Submitted: 20-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for writing a review sorry your trip was cut short with hurricane Irma this year. Come back soon.
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Beautiful and well-stocked

  • 4 of 5

During our weekend stay, the condo met our needs and also exceeded them in many ways. The condo was decorated w a great beach-vibe and very comfortable. The closet in the bedroom and hallway were filled with beach items....boogie boards, beach towels, chairs, umbrella, etc. We would recommend staying here!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for taking the time to write a review, Hope you will be coming back again soon.
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Perfect beach condo

  • 5 of 5

I love this property, everything we need was there from cooking utensils to beach chairs, nice and quiet place, the beach was so close and the pool was right outside, beautiful property and the owners were wonderful, answer any questions I had before the trip and I was able to cancel the Travel Protection Plan, which gave us $59 bucks back, overall great place, close to restaurants and the city, definitely could see us coming back, Thanks.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for writing a review future renters can use these in deciding to book their vacation. Come back soon.
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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £42.14
Tax Rate 10.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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