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Cottage, historic area, Private, Downtown easy walk, Quiet.Clean.Quaint.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,250 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 27 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom.1 full Bath.Private Home On Fenced lot. Lovely yard and porches...

2 bedrooms, (one with a full size bed, along with one twin bed. This room also has an old claw foot tub, in which to soak your stress away!) The second bedroom has two single beds. All linens are cotton and are supplied. The bathroom has a large walk in shower with wall or handheld shower head.. there is an additional outside shower..The kitchen is equipped with microwave, stove, dishwashe, refridigator and top freezer and of course coffeemaker. Kitchen sink has a water filter attached. And also a disposaal.This home has central air conditioning and ceiling fans in all rooms, except the bathroom. Cable TV, DVD /VCR player and CD stereo player are located in living room. WIFI is available as well..Some games are available. Outside our home is small storage shed which houses, a charcoal grill, 3 bikes, 2 adult and a bike lock and an outdoor fire pit! 3 handmade wooden outdoor chairs along with 2 tables. Beach chairs and umbrellas are also in the shed for your use...There is also a charcoal grill. The screened in back porch is a wonderful area to relax! A table and chairs. A ceiling fan and a washer and dryer. The front porch has a wicker swing and a whicker chair along with a rocking chair. The back side of the home has a private outside shower, with hot and cold running water..The yard has some grass, flowers and cactus along with a few fruit trees. The neighborhood is quiet and quaint! Our home has recently been totally painted outside and has a new fence as well Please email with any questions.

You will totally enjoy your stay!

More Details

Wendy Bancroft
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 April, 2018

About Wendy Bancroft

We visited Amelia Island for our one year anniversary! We fell in love with the charm of the island and the people. We decided to look for a home.. we purchased Cozy Elm and started renovations. Our home is well over 100 years old and it's quaintness reflects our taste. Our home is well kept and the garden is lovely. We hope to share our home with you and your family!

Wendy Bancroft purchased this cottage in 2003

Why Wendy Bancroft chose Amelia Island

This home is quaint and very convenient to the old downtown area. It is extremely clean and neat. It still has much of its original charm. It has wide board flooring, high ceilings and wainscoting in some of the rooms. But other modern amenities are a plus as well. Dishwasher and fridge. Ceiling fans in most rooms. Washer and dryer. The outside hot and cold water shower is a great addition. We recently gave Cozy Elm a face lift. She was totally painted outside and a new fence surrounding our home, was put up as well. Our new decorator did a marvelous job rearranging things and updating the decor to make Cozy Elm much more inviting...It truly is cozy!

What makes this cottage unique

Walk or ride bikes to all the wonderful restaurants and bars. The backyard has a new high privacy fence and is a great place to relax in the quiet neighborhood.. Build a fire in the outdoor fire pit and make some s’mores. Or just relax and have your cocktails around the fire. This area is very cozy and secure with little to no noise. Sit on the screened porch and read you book or play one of the many games provided. Whatever you want to do, you will enjoy your stay here.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Amelia Island in Fernandina Beach

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 14:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    outside shower - The outside shower has hot and cold running water.
  • Bathroom has toilet, sink and walk-in shower. Bedroom 1, also has a bathtub! There is also an outside shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • Bedroom 1 has a full size bed along with a twin bed as well. Bedroom 2 has a set of twin beds.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
There is off street parking for your RV or boat/trailer along side of the house.


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(14 traveller reviews)

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Cottage, historic area, Private, Downtown easy walk, Quiet.Clean.Quaint.
average rating of 4.714286 based on 14 reviews

Great little house!

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our (long) stay at Cozy Elm! The house is as described : very clean, confortable, nothing fancy but very welcoming. It is well located in a quiet area, close to amenities (including a real fish market and the farmer's market), historic neighborhood, beautiful beaches and various national parks to explore. We especially appreciated the screened back porch and the outside shower. Having two bicycles as well as a few beaches items was also very accommodating.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review. We are glad you found our home accomidating and cozy. We hope you will return. Thank you for your kindness and always safe travels..Greg and Wendy
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Cozy Elm- Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Cozy Elm in August and enjoyed every aspect of this welcoming home away from home. It offered all that we desired from comfortably furnished high ceiling rooms to a spacious full kitchen. The front porch was a favorite resting spot and the screened back porch with fenced in backyard was a welcome oasis. Located just a walk from the historic downtown shops and restaurants, and just minutes to Fernandina's amazing beaches, this rental house is a winner!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for a lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay!
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Ravenna, Ohio, USA


  • 5 of 5

After driving 14 hours we were pleasantly surprised to find such a wonderful and comfortable home in a neighborhood that was walking distance to town. The home was well kept, clean and even had beach chairs! My husband and I loved the wicker swing in the late afternoon. This was our first VRBO experience and will utilize this again.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy your stay was great. Thanks for the lovely review...we hope to have you return... Cheers.
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  • 5 of 5

We love this home! The updates are wonderful since staying 1 year ago. Nice private yard, hammock, fire pit, bikes, wonderful location. Wendy and Greg are kind and answer any questions in a timely manner. Thank you for renting to us again- can't wait to get back in a few months!

  • Review Submitted: 01-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You all are the best renters EVER! You are welcome to return anytime to Cozy Elm! Thanks
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Wonderful! Loved every minute! House spotless!

  • 5 of 5

Well appointed in every way. We would choose it again and again. Historic home in historic Fernandina Beach. Great location.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Mar-2015
  • Date of Stay: March 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: How wonderful to see such a great review! We are so happy your stay was 5 star! And for your future information.... We now have Internet! Please return as your schedule and ours, allow! Thanks so much!!!
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Washington, DC, USA

Grand Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The Cozy Elm, what an appropriate name for this lovely little cottage at the beach! We couldn't have asked for a better getaway spot with the gorgeous weather, quaint setting, and charming historic culture. The bicycles provided by the owners were a great touch as we were able to bike into downtown Fernandina Beach just a few blocks away and enjoy walking around the shops and indulging in some of Fernandina's famous fudge, yum! The home was very clean and welcoming with comfy beds and a pleasant atmosphere. Next time I find myself in need of a great escape from city life I will be headed straight down to the Cozy Elm !! Thanks Again!!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Feb-2015
  • Date of Stay: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear DC, thanks so much for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed our home and the wonderful Amelia Island. You are welcome back anytime..
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
5 minutes by car, 15 minutes by bike
Car: not necessary

This home is located within easy walking or bike riding distance to many great restaurants and shopping in the historic area of the island! Take a day trip on the ferry to Cumberland Island...or go to the fish market (Atlantic Seafood) and purchase your fresh seafood.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Amelia Island, Florida

Rental Basis:
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27 night minimum stay
for 27 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £20 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £42.14
Cleaning fee £71.43
Refundable Damage Deposit £214.29
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates subject to change until payment received. An additional fee of $0 for housekeeping is required for every months stay.
FUll refund when canceling 60 days or more prior to arrival date less US$100.00 processing fee.
A 50% refund is offered, if cancellation is between 45 to 59 days prior to arrival less US$100 processing fee.
We regret we cannot offer refunds for cancellations made 44 days or less prior to arrival.
PAYMENT POLICY: Full payment due at time of booking is required to confirm and hold reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 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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