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WATERFRONT ESTATE...Celebrate! Kayak, Paddleboard, Fish in your own backyard

Bedrooms 7
Space 6,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

LUXURIOUS HOME -perfect for large or intimate groups to celebrate time together

Perfect waterfront home for groups, family celebrations or vacations! The house is beautifully appointed with heart pine floors, custom upholstered furniture, elegant antiques and oil paintings. The living areas are spacious with wonderful flow and openings to the covered lanai, heated saltwater pool with spa and multiple decks overlooking Salt Run and the Atlantic Ocean. Historical downtown St Augustine is just a few minutes (less than 2 miles) away.

Salt Run is a protected harbor just beyond the dune to the Atlantic Ocean. You can be at the beach in minutes, but you won't want to leave the many exhilarating waterfront options, privacy and security my home has to offer in your own backyard. Excellent restaurants are just around the corner or enjoy grilling on the back lanai.

Free bicycles and kayaks, pool, spa and games as well as fishing equipment available for you during your stay. I provide a pass to Anastasia State Park next door for beautiful beach access.

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Salt Run is protected and peaceful for safe kayaking, paddle boarding, skiing & tubing and any kind of boating. It is perfect for entertaining or for your own peaceful retreat.

Sunrise and sunsets are breathtaking! Nights are magical with only the moon, stars and the St Augustine Lighthouse lighting the sky.

The property is professionally treated against mosquitos so you can maximize enjoyable time outside even more.

My home offers a perfect place for a intimate private getaway or for multiple families or friends, giving everyone plenty of space for socializing with the advantage of a floor plan that allows ample privacy. It is a home and location everyone will love❤️

More Details

Sharon Cahoon
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 July, 2017

About Sharon Cahoon

I love nature and the privacy and peace my home provides. I also love bring joy to others and doing all I can to show each person how important they are to me.There is nothing more important to me than safety and well being of your family members as well as pets and keeping the house it perfect condition. On Salt Run, the sounds of the surf and sites of nature remind you of the life's simple pleasures. The home is designed in a way that flows well, accommodates groups of all types and sizes while giving everyone plenty of space and privacy. It has very high end furnishings, but not pretentious. I feel proud of call this my home and love sharing it with people who have the same respect.

Sharon Cahoon purchased this house in 2006

Why Sharon Cahoon chose St. Augustine

My home on Salt Run is uniquely private & peaceful with beautiful wildlife yet close to all the St Augustine parks, beaches and attractions. St Augustine's charming, historical downtown area is a short drive or bike ride from the house.I love the fact that it is not a gated community, but a wonderful, eclectic mixture of wonderful neighbors. Once you drive through the gates, of the home, however, you are in your own wonderful world. Please let me know your intentions for the property so we are all on board to make sure you have the best time possible.

What makes this house unique

Drive through the gates into a private paradise for friends and family to enjoy. Wonderful entertaining! Dolphin feeding in Salt Run, birds of all varieties (I love the pink spoonbills and diving pelicans) Anastasia State Park, St Augustine Lighthouse, beach, and almost anything you can imagine is just a short bike ride away. I have enjoyed the music of James Taylor and The Beach Boys from the 3rd floor deck as they played at the amphitheater in the park near my home. Year round, you can enjoy the fireplace, chimneas, the Jacuzzi and heated pool .


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Lighthouse Park in Saint Augustine

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 6200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • city centre ...
  • Monument View ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • 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
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shared with 2 bedrooms
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Adjoins Master Bedroom, soaking tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Shared with 2 bedrooms. Large shower with seating area
  • Bathroom have fine towels as well as quality soaps and shampoos...fine toiletries for the tubs and showers.
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 Single Bed , Upstairs-beautiful iron antique twin beds
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Downstairs-Trundle bed, sleeps 2
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed , Upstairs. Water view. Door to 2nd floor deck.
    Bedroom 4 Master with bath - 1 Large Double Bed , . Upstairs: Queen Tempurpedic adjustable bed. Door to deck.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Downstairs, queen Tempur-pedic mattress, water view.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Downstairs-private entrance if desired...own ac unit & bath
    Bedroom 7 - 2 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 2 Bunk Bed
  • High quality pillows and beddings, two tempur-pedic queen beds with fine linens on the bed and well as additional linens and blankets in the adjacent closets. Beautiful antique furnishings and painting in most bedrooms.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Next to Anastasia State Park's beautiful beach, shopping, museums,historic downtown area, Lighthouse view from dock. You may want to review groups coming to St Augustine Amphitheater for tickets before your trip...wonderful entertainers right next to our house. Farmers Market at the Amphitheater every Saturday morning from 8:30-12:30 for wonderful crafts from local artists, plants, and delicious fresh fruits and vegetables.


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WATERFRONT ESTATE...Celebrate! Kayak, Paddleboard, Fish in your own backyard
average rating of 5.0 based on 56 reviews

This property and its owner are exquisite!

  • 5 of 5

This property and its owner are exquisite! The owner has an amazing gift of hospitality and our family had a brilliant time. We had young children and grandchildren of all ages with us and the house totally lent itself to games and great family fun on the water or within the house itself. The owner could not have been more accommodating and was available if any need had arisen. I highly recommend this beautiful home and I look forward to be able to renting it again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Planning a trip for a wedding or a vacation take a lot of work and I try to work even harder so when you arrive you can relax and enjoy yourselves. Thank you for trusting me with such an important occasion! It was pleasure having your family! I hope you will come again!
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Perfect house for a family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

House was great! Excellent location! Sharon was very helpful!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing house and stay!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house that is very well situated in the city. The house has everything you need and the host is so great to work with!

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great property, great area (St Augustine) and great owner!

  • 5 of 5

We used the property as a 'home base' for our golf trip. Lots of great golf in the surrounding area (St Augustine, Ponte Vedra, Jacksonville), as well as many interesting attractions (historical and otherwise) right in St Augustine. We found several great restaurants within 5-20 minutes of the house and would recommend Cap's On The Water, Sunset Grill and Harry's Seafood Bar and Grille. The home also has a wonderful kitchen which lends itself to dining in, which we enjoyed. Also, 5 Star Pizza delivery was a life saver on our travel/arrival day.

Sharon, the owner, is very responsive and provided much useful information prior to arrival. A big 'thumbs up' for the whole experience!

R. McGuire

New Mexico

  • Review Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very friendly owner and she and her cleaning crew made our stay delightful!

  • 5 of 5

Exactly as described!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A beautiful place to spend a holiday!

  • 5 of 5

I could not have been happier with this home. It is perfect for larger groups. There is ample sleeping space, with loads of privacy. The kitchen had every utensil and pot we needed to cook large meals and plenty of eating space for our group to eat all together. The dock has been recently repaired and was in new condition, making it a wonderful spot to spend time sitting, fishing and watching the kids kayak and explore. She even provides the kayak's and fishing rods! Having travelled a long distance for the holiday, it was wonderful to not have to lug all our own towels, linens and such as you do with many other rentals. We literally showed up and were in vacation mode in minutes. I would absolutely recommend this home!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You have a wonderful family and I appreciate you all making the long trip to St Augustine. It was an incredible week for seeing dolphin...they seemed to like visiting you also. I hope you can come back again!
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Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Conch House and many others
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Marsh Creek,World Golf Village, TPC
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
A1A or US1
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Gypsy Cab
Nearest Ski
water skiing right out your backdoor
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Anastasia State Park
Car: recommended

Every water sport you can think of is ready for you in your backyard. Anastasia State Park and all the historical attractions are an easy bike ride or short car ride away. The St Augustine Amphitheater offers excellent entertainment as well as St Augustine Farmer's Market every Saturday at the Amphitheater from 8:30AM-12:30PM and at the Pier Wednesday morning. It is tempting to stay at the property with so many activities right your own backyard.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Lighthouse Park, St. Augustine Area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
23 Dec 2017 - 30 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £60.78
Refundable Damage Deposit £230.82
Cleaning £192.35
Pet Fee £76.94
Tax Rate 10.5%

Small Events (20 people or less) are allowed with written permission. Pet fee $100 for 1st dog and $50 for each additional pet. Please allow dogs who shed minimum time in pool due to hair stopping up the filter.
Pool heating fee: $300 for heating up to 84 degrees. (no fee for heating spa to 100 degrees)...Pool only needs heating a few months out of the year
One month cancellation notice required for full refund although if house rents again your money will be refunded. I will also be willing to reschedule your vacation to another time. The owner also has the option to cancel within 60 days although that is very unlikely. Minimum one week stay during holiday and special event weeks. Quiet residential area, appropriate behavior required with only the listed number of guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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