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Charming Ancient City Craftsman Cottage

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 31 nights


About the property

Completely Renovated 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Craftsman 2 Blocks To Historic Sites

This charming historic craftsman cottage is only two blocks from the Old Spanish Fort, the beautiful seawall and Old St. George Street. It is also just a bike ride to the state park beach. The cottage has two bedrooms, one with queen size bed and the other with standard size comfortable ( really ) hide-a- bed. Each bedroom has it's own bathroom, one with a soaking tub and one with a comfortable size shower. The master bedroom has a sliding glass door that opens onto a lovely screened porch which overlooks the back garden. Bedrooms and baths have fresh new linens.

The cottage has a living room with flat screen TV and an adjoining dining room just off the kitchen. The kitchen has a sliding glass door which also opens onto the screened in back porch. The back porch has two overhead fans and a lovely craftsman breakfast table and chairs. It's a fun spot for breakfast, lunch or cocktails in the afternoon.

The kitchen has all the necessary dishes, pots, pans and utensils for cooking at home if you like.

The entire house was renovated two years ago with new bathrooms and kitchen and all new furnishings with some antiques of the period. The charming finishings trim floors, etc were restored and saved. So everything is fresh and clean but as historic as possible.

The house has covered parking for one car which is important in St. Augustine as parking is limited.

More Details

Judith Brant
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
30 August, 2017

About Judith Brant

We love the country life with a little city activity and fun. We enjoy travel, gardening, reading, cooking, wine, family & friends…art, music, good conversation and meeting new people… the wonderful experiences that make life special. I have studied energetic healing and practice Pilates. My husband and I are both retired professionals

and are looking forward to seeing other parts of the country with children & grandchildren.

Judith Brant purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Judith Brant chose Saint Augustine

Jack and I live in Sonoma California. Jack grew up in San Francisco and I grew up in Florida. So loving both states we bought a vacation home in St. Augustine to be close to my family part of the year. We chose St. Augustine because of it's historic charm, good food, art,music and scenic beauty. This property is in the Historic area and within blocks of everything in the old town. It's also two blocks from the old sea wall and water by the Spanish fort. We just love this area.

What makes this cottage unique

St. Augustine feels a little like our home in Sonoma, California …except with a beach, East Coast Florida Beach vibe. It is a small city with lots of activity with quiet natural beauty nearby to enjoy. In Sonoma it's a walk through the vineyards and in St. Augustine it's a walk on the unspoiled state beach or a walk through the old town . There are wonderful galleries, shops and galleries in both.


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

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • 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 ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , all bathroom fixtures new, new tile floors & linen storage
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , all new fixtures, tile floor & shower & linen closet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Guest Bedroom - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , adjoining bathroom
    Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , adjoining bath
  • Both bedrooms have full closets , New Linens and adjoining bath. Master bedroom has sliding glass door to screened porch with view of garden.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • 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
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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Charming Ancient City Craftsman Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews

retired couple

  • 5 of 5

The two of us spent a month at this delightful vintage cottage and found it to be comfortable, clean and tastefully furnished. The location on the north side of town makes it just a short walk to the fort or the main street. This was our second time at the cottage and we plan to return.

  • Review Submitted: 09-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Within 1 - 3 blocks from most historic sites as well as the waterfront sea wall. Walk from your cottage in the morning with a cup of coffee, sit on the old seawall and watch the dolphins. Walk a block for cappuccino and french pastries or lunch than off to see the historic Spanish fort another block away. Walk down historic St. George street to King Street and enjoy the many art galleries, shops, restaurants and more.

Drive over the charming Bridge of Lions a few miles to the state beach ( no condos, houses… only beach ) or a little further to St. Augustine Beach and typical beach bars, seafood restaurants. Visit the two farmer's markets ( Wednesday and Saturday ) on the beach island.


Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
1 Dec 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
31 night minimum stay
for 31 nights
Christmas Week
22 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2017
8 night minimum stay
New Years
30 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £375.25

If renter cancels more than 15 days prior to monthly occupancy the initial amount paid will be refunded, IF the property is rented, less $500.
Maximum number of overnight guests including renters is 4.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
This calendar has not been updated in over 2 months and the availability shown may not be accurate.

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