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3BR + Den / 2BA Beachfront Getaway With Romantic and Eclectic Charm - Sleeps 8

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 10 nights


About the property

Relaxing and Well Equipped Beautiful and Private Beachfront Cottage Getaway!

This beachfront cottage has lots of room for everyone and can accommodate many options for families and guests. Located on the prettiest stretch of Flagler Beach, the large open back porch practically sits on the sand and allows for the illusion of being on the water itself or on a boat. The waves gently caress the shore while providing some of the most relaxing and soothing sights and sounds imaginable. The sand is to die for and is so good for restoring health and wellness to tired feet. Whether you are walking or running on the beach, you will find miles of available beach before you besides the private section behind this awesome cottage. The back porch offers incredible views of the ocean including frequent sightings of dolphins, whales and other beautiful sea birds and similar seaside life. The relaxing rattan couch and loveseat on the porch provide endless comfort while enjoying all the views and activity. There is nothing quite like the feeling of being on this porch at anytime of the day but especially with a fresh cup of morning coffee freshly brewed in your ocean view kitchen. If you prefer to remain in air conditioned space, but still want the ocean view, no problem as the cottage has two dining tables with great views of the ocean and the beach!!! Or...if you really want to test the limits of relaxing enjoyment without the elements...you can huddle down into one of five lazy boy recliners positioned nearby with ocean views as well. The cottage has all the normal modern appliances.

Disney is only a hop, skip and a jump away. Plus of course, the entire Orlando theme park and family vacation center is available nearby. You can literally avoid traffic in Orlando by sleeping in and than casually load your car by 9:00 am to drive to Disney for their opening time of 10:00 am.

If you love fishing, why not bring your pole and cast away right here on your own private beach. There is plenty of fish to be had while relaxing in a beach chair.

If you like jogging, you can't find a better beach anywhere for that lifestyle. The sand is perfect for running. The sound of the ocean and the awesome breezes make this sport even more fun than ever for those of us who love to run. And...the views are spectacular no matter which direction you choose on the beach.

For the swimming enthusiast, bring plenty of swim suits and suntan lotion as the water is so fun here on this beach.

As for sun tanning...they say the sun is always shining on Flagler Beach!! Grap one of our many towels and sun away your problems and worries.

More Details

Audie Lewis
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 May, 2017

About Audie Lewis

This picture has a special story to tell. When I first went to look at this house, I had called the original owner and told them of my interest and they invited me to come look at the property. As it turned out, I arrived at the house only to find that the owner was not home yet. I went around the back of the house to the porch and discovered the swing and decided to sit there while waiting for the owners to return. The place was so scenic and relaxing that I soon fell asleep on the porch swing. When the owner returned, he woke me wanting to know who I was and what I was doing 'trespassing'and sleeping on their porch.

Imagine his surprise when he discovered I was the potential new buyer!!! I fell in love with this beachfront cottage and know you will too. I trust your family will find it just as beautiful and relaxing as ours did way back then!!!

Why Audie Lewis chose Florida

Most of the properties you will find on Flagler Beach are actually across the street from the beach. This is one of the few homes that literally sits on the beach. And even with the few that do sit on the beach, most of them are positioned way back from the actual sand and shoreline. This cottage (and especially the back porch) rests only a few short feet away from the sandy shores! It is also one of the most beautiful cottages on the beach. With its bright and beautiful sunshine color and white trim, it is easy to find and adorable to see. You won't have any problem finding your home again when you take that long walk or run on the beach. The bright and beautiful colors and the close proximity to the sand will keep you from getting lost when you return home to this beachfront cottage.

What makes this cottage unique

Make yourself at home. Don't worry about a thing. Let the atmosphere and lifestyle help you to wash away your cares and enjoy life as it is meant to be enjoyed in your beach side getaway. We trust you will love it as much as we do. It truly is a remarkable and inspiring home away from home.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Painters Hill in Flagler County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • city centre ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , and vanity
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , and vanity
    Bathroom 3 - Outdoor Shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , and changing station. By Crib we mean pack and play
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , queen sofa sleeper (this is a walk through room).
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Child Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Den-Twin bunk bed + child's bed no closet-you make the bunk
  • Bedroom 3 has no closet. it is the den in which we added additional sleeping spaces. It specially works for children, hence the bunkbed.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • 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:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Just come and have fun!


Good! 3.8/5 -
(33 traveller reviews)

3BR + Den / 2BA Beachfront Getaway With Romantic and Eclectic Charm - Sleeps 8
average rating of 3.8181818 based on 33 reviews
Orlando, FL, USA

Wow! Shocked at speed limit review

  • 5 of 5

As the Mom/and grandmother guest of previous tenants, I must say that review was a shock. Obviously the salty beach weather is not for everyone. I have never enjoyed being on the beach as much as I did with "SheShe" & the family. If I wanted a perfectly shining room I would have stayed in the city. Everything my daughter said about this place is correct. Relaxing...like no other place. My stress of the city was gone when I walked through the front door. I was amazed at how big it was and how clean it was for a beach house. As soon as life allows me, I plan to take a full vacation back at this place. Perfect for the 55+/young at heart or a ton of fun for young minds still discovering life.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing and Stress free

  • 5 of 5

Amazing view! When you open the back door, the ocean sounds and breeze absolutely takes your your breath away. Plenty of sleeping areas in the house. Enjoyed the experience - would definitely do it again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Vacation

  • 5 of 5

This is absolutely a wonderful place to spend a beach vacation. You are only about 40 or 50 feet from the Atlantic ocean. The beach is not crowded and you can walk/swim at least a hundred yards out. The home is spacious, clean and decorated very nicely. I have been spending a week or so every year at Daytona Beach, but never again. This location is very close to both Daytona and St Augustine and it has great restaurant's within a couple of miles. This is a very comfortable home and I would recommend it to anyone. I will definitely return again and again.

I read a review on this home where someone complained about bugs. During my 7 day stay, I only saw one spider and it was on the front porch which is open.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Maintenance required!

  • 2 of 5

This property has a spectacular view & it's a great size. However, we paid for 2 working toilets. While the repairman couldn't have been nicer, the toilet in the main part of the house never worked properly. In addition to wasting gallons of water, 5 ladies had to work around only one toilet that worked well. Also, we had to scrub down the bathroom twice after efforts were made to repair the toilet. That was not on our vacation agenda! There were no cleaning supplies, so we had to supply our own. The front bedroom flooded when it rained & the back porch was filthy. In order to take advantage of the view, we had to clean the porch & the furniture. We are aware that upkeep on a beach house is expensive & tedious, but some things are just plain necessary!

It would have been nice if the stacked debris & limbs had been removed from the front yard and the access way to the beach.

The comfy mattresses & newer kitchen were totally overshadowed by the negatives. It was disappointing to say the least.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Toilet replaced immediately after rental property was empty of guests. Now for the "rest of the story". The toilet they speak of was not inoperable, merely no longer efficient. The repairman went over to the house right after we were notified of the issue. The repairman reported back that the toilet did work but did not think it constituted an emergency. Our policy is to not interrupt a guest's stay except for emergency and/or pressing issues. This did not qualify. The housekeeper vehemently disagreed with the guest's interpretation of the condition of the porch. We believed her based on long history of excellence!
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  • 4 of 5

This quaint little cottage is a wonderful place for a beach front getaway. The view from the back porch is absolutely breathtaking. The property was clean and had everything we needed to enjoy our stay. We definitely plan to book another vacation here real soon! I highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Could't agree more. Wonderful guests...great beach house....great location...would love to see them come back again soon! Every time we come back to our beach house...we fall in love with it all over again. Hope you will too. Best wishes for a great future stay!
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Horrible, horrible house and unsafe as well

  • 1 of 5

This cottage should not be rented to anyone...it was infested with pimento bugs and cock roaches..also is not safe, exterior light is broke and rusted and taped together..we contacted owner about the infestation and at first she said she didn't believe it, basically calling me a liar...then when we sent her pictures, she said there was nothing she could do (well being a florida resident I know better, as any company I have dealt with comes right back out free of charge if I see so much as one bug) she stated she had it sprayed, not true, because if she had we would not have been infested with pimento bugs at the very least, I get sprayed and the only pimento bugs I see are dead ones, also the cleaning lady didn't finish cleaning as she wanted to beat the hurricane, owner said I should understand, however I traveled from Ocala with no problems, my son from Ky fine, not that I'm insensitive to the cleaning lady, but I paid for a service that I did not get. I'm not sure she would understand if I didn't pay for staying there..I'd love to see her stay there for a week and chance that she will bring home the cock roaches, which is a very real fear for myself and family. I'm not a free loader, but I expect to get what you advertise...I have never been so disappointed since this was the very first vacation that all my family got together to enjoy. Although there is one good thing I can say, the beach is beautiful, too bad I didn't pay for just a beach and not a cottage on the beach..RETHINK YOUR CHOICE IF YOU WANT TO STAY HERE....WE SURE WISH WE DID...


  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Untrue, untrue and extremely unwarranted as a low rating compared to so many other ratings of five star for the same house. Unfortunately, this tenant tried to get a free stay at our expense. They claimed that the house wasn't cleaned properly but didn't bother to make that claim until a day and a half into their stay. The housekeeper is an extremely picky cleaning professional who has never left our house lacking for proper cleaning. As for bugs, yes...you will see an occasional bug...but that would be true of every house that sits directly on the beach front in Florida. This house is no exception. We do have a pest control contract in place and we do get regular visits from the company while the housekeeper is present cleaning the house for the next visitor. This is a wonderful beach house sitting on one of the best beach locations to be found anywhere on this coast. We didn't give in to someone's request to have a free vacation at our expense. We are very responsive to actual real circumstances and try very hard to keep our guests happy as witnessed by our returning guests who keep coming back year-after-year. Many of our guests rebook next year's vacation immediately following their current one. I wish we had a better way of controlling frivolous and unjustified ratings but unfortunately you have to read thru the ones like this as well as all the five star ratings to get at the truth. Hope to see you in this beautiful cottage soon. We love having enthusiastic and appreciative guests in our wonderful Flagler Beach Home. Hope to see you here soon.
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Nearest Airport
29 Miles
Daytona beach Int'l Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
There are a few bars within
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
many choices

Very near old historical sites including the oldest fort and city in America. Daytona Race Track is also nearby as well as world reknown beaches but none with the view and privacy available at this beach house. Schools of Dolphins can be seen from your back porch. Recent citing included more than 35 dolphins in one group just off the shore. Some rentals say they are on the beach but how many can boast of a back porch that literally is right on top of a seawall with a gorgeous sandy beach. And for kids and families, this private beach also has shallows that extend out for hundreds of feet into the water. Beautiful relaxing waves and plenty of wading waters and shell collecting areas for your enjoyment. The oversized covered porch has virtuall unobstructed views throughout. There is also a very nice porch swing for couples or kids to enjoy the peaceful and scenic landscape. The ocean wave sounds are awesome and so easy to hear from the privacy of the porch and courtyard. There are multiple eating locations available including most with ocean views while dining in the comfort of your beach side home. The living room of this house faces the beach as well and includes Lazy Boy Recliner couches, loveseats and chairs. The cozy sitting arrangement allows five people to kick back in their lazy boy recliners all at the same time. No fighting over comfortable beachside seating here. As for bedroom space, the house includes numerous bedroom options including a trundle bed which can either be a twin or a king size bed, a toddler's bed (so...so cute), another king bedroom set, two queen size beds plus a queen size sofa sleeper, and a portable crib for sleeping babies. Likewise, families will discover that the beach cottage has a changing table, a high chair and other similar items just for families. Flagler Beach is especially known for having fabulous beaches with a home time feel while being close to all the conveniences you need nearby. It is also only an hour away from Orlando and Jacksonville so that you can even have the big city events available if you choose. Flagler Beach is located just off Interstate 95 and only a few minutes from Interstate 4 and very close to Historic Saint Augustine.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Painters Hill, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
14 Aug 2017 - 19 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest
Bike Week
9 Mar 2018 - 18 Mar 2018
10 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £22 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

cleaning £115.95 + Tax
Property Damage Protection £45.61
Tax Rate 13.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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