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Vilano Beach Oceanfront Cottage - Right on the Beach!

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Charming One Bedroom Plus Queen-sized Loft, With Unique Ocean Views

3040 COASTAL HWY, ST AUGUSTINE, FL 32084

WE HAVE 3 OTHER RENTAL UNITS AT THIS PROPERTY. SEE THE FOLLOWING VRBO NUMBERS 726669, 740218, 3808266. IF YOU NEED MORE THAN 1 UNIT, WE CAN OFFER A DISCOUNT.

We are directly on the ocean at beautiful secluded Vilano Beach, on Florida A1A two miles north of St. Augustine. This is the perfect location for a getaway vacation! Ride along scenic A1A during the day and return to your peaceful cottage at night.

WATCH VIDEO TOUR: https://youtu.be/dnmUJRjFqLU

This adorable A-frame has its own private walkway, surrounded by red and yellow blanket flowers, white and purple morning glories and sea oats swishing in the breeze. Head to the beach to swim, surf, fish, or just go shelling. You’re sure to see flocks of pelicans breeze by. At dusk sit on your private deck and watch the dolphins as they take their nightly run up and down the channel in front of your cottage. After moon rise watch the ocean for showers of phosphorus sparkling on the waves as they crest.

In addition to a full kitchen complete with blender for those beach side margaritas, this cottage features a loft bedroom with a queen size bed. You will be stunned by the smashing view of the Atlantic when you open your eyes each morning. There is also a bedroom downstairs with a daybed and comfortable trundle bed. A full bath is readily accessible downstairs and an outside shower is also available for your convenience.

BEDS: Queen-size bed upstairs. Day bed with roll-out trundle bed downstairs. Sleeper sofa. Sleeps four comfortably.

WATCH OUR VIDEO TOUR TO GET A TASTE OF WHAT THIS HOME HAS TO OFFER!!

LINK IS AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE ON THE PHOTO.

YOU ARE CERTAIN TO ENJOY YOUR STAY HERE ON VILANO BEACH!

More Details

Property Manager
Darin Brown
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2017

About Darin Brown

Hi! My name is Darin Brown. I am a retired physician living in north central Florida. My wife of twenty-nine years is a former teacher and still full-time mom. We both attended the University of Central Florida. We are the proud parents of two lovely teen-aged daughters. We plan to relocate to Vilano Beach as soon as the girls graduate from high school.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Saint Augustine in St. Johns County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed , daybed plus comfortable trundle bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , upstairs loft
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • 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
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(28 traveller reviews)

Vilano Beach Oceanfront Cottage - Right on the Beach!
average rating of 4.285714 based on 28 reviews
5

Great trip, great place!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for my son's first beach trip and loved it! The location cannot be beat and the house is well-appointed with what you need. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great get away

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place to get away and relax. Couldn't ask for a better location, great morning walks, shell hunting on the beach. Morning coffee on the deck with a great ocean view was very soothing. The beach was never crowded and everyone we encountered was very friendly. There is plenty to do and explore in town too. Overall this is a great place to vacation. The house was clean and very welcoming, making it easy to make yourself at home.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Cute cottage in idyllic setting directly on the beach

  • 4 of 5

Idyllic setting directly on a quiet beach. Magnificent sunrises replete with flocks of pelicans and pods of dolphins. This cute cottage has all the necessary accoutrements for a comfortable stay and a large supermarket is located conveniently a few blocks away. St Augustine is a fantastic place to explore.

Minor repairs (sliding glass door) and refurbishing (painting, deck, porch & bathroom rehab, dishwasher) of the property would boost this rating; however, we had a lovely stay & good communication with the owner.

Note to travelers in wheelchairs: Despite a ramp to the second level, this property is not accessible and the owner does not list it as such. We took it upon ourselves to stay with our two sons in wheelchairs and struggled greatly.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your reply! The sliding glass door is now repaired (latch rusted from the ocean air) and painting, updating etc are now in the works. We greatly appreciate your feedback, as it helps us to continually improve our renters' vacation experience!
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Location, Location, Location!

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at this adorable beach cottage over New Years for a relaxing getaway with our dog and got just that. The location was perfect - unobstructed views of the ocean, a mostly empty beach, an easy drive to historic St. Augustine, and a Publix right up the street! The large deck was where we ended up spending most of our time as our dog loves people watching and breezes. It looks like there was a gate up on the deck at one point and it would have been nice to have during our stay. Overall the cottage was nice, but it can definitely use some maintenance and could have been cleaner upon our arrival. It's not enough to keep us away from future trips to this particular house, and I did receive a message from the owner that management changed in the middle of our trip so hopefully in the future things will be even better.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your detailed feedback! As the owner of this property -- and being recently retired -- I am now managing the unit myself, effective 1/1/17. I have spoken with the most recent renters, and all of the maintenance items (some of which related to Hurricane Matthew) have now been addressed. Housekeeping has also been revamped, including a new contract and spot inspections. And finally, updates are underway including a new ductless HVAC system.
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Would give the house 3-1/2 stars if I could. Great location, but needs updating

  • 3 of 5

We stayed in this cottage in early September 2016. The location is undeniably awesome. Oceanfront, private balcony, wonderful unobstructed ocean views, particularly from the upstairs bedroom. The beach is sparsely populated in this residential area, so it made for a private get-away.

We had a great time collecting sharks teeth on the beach, fished in the inner coastal, enjoyed Aunt Kates and Caps on the Water in Vilano Beach, and made use of the easy access to St Augustine.

On the down side the house is a little smaller than we expected, lacks a dishwasher, generally could use some updating, and could've been cleaner.

The Owners responded quickly to our initial inquiry and were prompt in providing access details as our check in got closer.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good stay

  • 3 of 5

The cottage was very nice to stay at but when we arrived the windows had bird poop all over them. So we had to clean it off. Some of the poop was too high to get so we had to leave it. Then the filter for the air conditioning system was completely clogged. It should have been replaced months before. The water tasted terrible but then all the water in the area tasted bad. The air conditioner could not keep up with the heat during the day but we were out of the cottage during the day.. It was a nice place to stay and had beautiful beaches and plenty of things to do in the surrounding area. Some easy cleaning and maintenance issues could have made the trip a lot more enjoyable. One more hour of work could make a big difference. So whoever takes care f the property should get a talking to. I did enjoy my stay just a little disappointed.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
52 Miles
Jacksonville International Airport
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Royal Saint Augustine

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Saint Augustine, North East Florida

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3 night minimum stay
£644
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£1,156
£3,035
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £77.3 + Tax
Damage Protection £45.61
Tax Rate 10.5%

Manager'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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