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In The Shadow Of The Lighthouse

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning

Overview

About the property

700 Sq Ft Cottage 1 Bedroom 1 Bath Cottage. Walking Or Biking Distance To Beach

THE LOCATION

This newly constructed 700 sq. ft. cottage is located on Anastasia Island in historic St. Augustine, Fl. The Middleton Guest Cottage is a charming bungalow nestled among live oaks on a unique piece of property just steps from the 1874 St. Augustine Lighthouse.

THE COTTAGE

The Middleton Guest Cottage was rebuilt on the original location of a beach cottage owned by the Middleton family since the early 1900's. The current owners have lovingly restored the circa 1904 main house on the property and reconstructed the cottage to accommodate seasonal renters.

The interior is cottage style and consists of wood floors and bead board walls .

THE AREA AND ACTIVITIES

This little gem, known as 'Lighthouse Park', is where the cottage is located on Anastasia Island. It is an eclectic neighborhood offering an abundance of amenities. Tennis courts, lighthouse and museum, Salt Run for fishing, boating, kayaking and paddle boarding. Directly across from the lighthouse is an oak tree canopied area perfect for an afternoon picnic. The Anastasia State Park is in walking or biking distance for a day at the beach.

Just over the Bridge of Lions is historic downtown St. Augustine. The oldest city in the country. Here you can find art galleries, restaurants, shops, museums, beautiful Flagler College and scenic tours.

Whether you are interested in history or just want to take it all in and relax, this vacationer's paradise has everything you desire in close proximity to the Middleton Guest Cottage.

Come visit us and see for yourself the beauty and charm of old St. Augustine and Anastasia Island.

We look forward to meeting you and hope to make your stay a memorable one.

More Details

Owner
Nancy Ferreira
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 March, 2017

Why Nancy Ferreira chose St. Augustine

We first came to St. Augustine in 1994 when our son attended Flagler College. We were so impressed with the area that we moved here in 2004. Building and restoration have always been a part of our lives. We feel fortunate to have been able to purchase this unique piece of property owned by 3 generations of the Middleton family and restored it to its original beach cottage style.

What makes this cottage unique

This unique piece of property lies in the shadow of the lighthouse and is situated on a quiet dead end street lined with beautiful hundred year old live oaks . We love living where all the amenities of this island are within walking or biking distance and still only 10 minutes to downtown St. Augustine. At Christmas time downtown is lit up like a fairyland with all the holiday glitz. The tree lighting ceremony , Christmas parade, Holly Jolly trolley, boat parade and much more. 2015 brings us to the 450th birthday of St. Augustine which promises to be a year filled with celebration!

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(29 traveller reviews)

In The Shadow Of The Lighthouse
average rating of 4.965517 based on 29 reviews
5

Hidden gem!

  • 5 of 5

My husband & I spent our first week as newlyweds at this beautiful cottage! The cottage is just perfect! It's sweet, charming, quiet, & beautiful! The neighborhood is a perfect mix of old & new! It's close enough to Saint Augustine, but not too close to get caught up with all the hustle & bustle. And the view of the lighthouse, breathtaking! Sitting outside looking at the stars and seeing the lighthouse in action was such a treat!

Nancy & Steve are just a friendly & kind as they can be. They always gave us great suggestion on the best local eats & were always so super friendly. It felt like we'd known them for ages! Nancy even made us banana bread & chocolate covered strawberries, such a nice touch after a long day of traveling. The cottage is even better than the photos, it's the type of place you can unwind and recharge. We'll totally be back!!! Thank you so much for having us! 💗, The Scotts

  • Review Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

This was a lovely cottage for a long weekend getaway. The place was charming and immaculate. Nancy and Steve are next door, but it still feels very private. It's close to all the action but quiet and relaxing. We walked to the lighthouse area several times during our stay.

The bedroom is comfortable but it is upstairs, so this would not suit someone who has difficulty climbing. The bathroom is little but adequate with a small shower.

I loved the house and would rent it again in a second!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from our visit to St Augustine and the whole way home we talked about when to return. We loved visiting St Augustine but we just adored the cottage, its location and the hosts Nancy and Steve. From the moment we arrived it was like being welcomed home. Once inside, it's just so cozy , comfortable and perfect for 2 people. As far as the area, this quaint, quiet, residential neighborhood was the perfect location for us. We walked to everything. Over the bridge into town, to the lighthouse and to some great restaurants. Can't wait to return.

Thank you Nancy and Steve for sharing this gem with us.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for writing such a wonderful review and so quickly too! It was a real pleasure having both of you here and look forward to your return visit. Thank you again!!
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4

A great home away from home

  • 4 of 5

The property is located in a very quaint area that lends itself to privacy and relaxation. The home is very well maintained both inside and out. The kitchen has everything one may need. We felt that the owners were very kind and accommodating. It was necessary to drive to attractions but the drive was short.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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WE LOVE COTTAGE BY THE SEA

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I love this cottage...it is perfect for 2.

One of our favorite places to stay when we visit St Augustine :-)

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having you visit again this year. Hope to see you again next July!
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5

PERFECT

  • 5 of 5

This cottage was a great relaxing place to stay...so cute, close to downtown St. Augustine and beach (go to the State Park beach there is an admission but well worth it) the cottage was tucked away in a nice historic neighborhood and just a short walk to the water and lighthouse. The owners Nancy and Steve were awesome and lived right next door and was there if you needed anything. Nancy recommended great restaurants. Thanks Nancy for your recommendation for the best Prime Rib for our Anniversary and for the yummy banana bread. Stay here you won't be disappointed!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the nice review Tammy! Loved having you here and glad you enjoyed the cottage and the area. Hope you come back!
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Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
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3 night minimum stay
£459
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£826
£2,156
 

Additional pricing information

Housecleaning fee £60

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50% deposit required

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