|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
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You won't want to leave this newer, fully-renovated beach cottage! Immaculate, fresh, clean, and uncluttered; fully renovated in 2010! Just 2/10 of a mile to the beach in Vilano Beach, St. Augustine.
Located on a quiet, low-traffic street, this beach house comfortably accomodates eight, with four bedrooms and two full baths. You will wake up refreshed and invigorated after sleeping on any one of the super-comfy memory foam mattresses.
O'Cottage by the Sea is the ideal place to marry a beach vacation with sight-seeing, relaxing, fine dining, and world-class golf!
Our home is just one block to the sand (with no busy road to cross), a 5-minute-drive to historic St. Augustine, the oldest city in America, and a 25-minute-drive along traffic-free, scenic A1A to Ponte Vedra Beach, home of the Players' Club Championship (TPC) and AAA five diamond rated Ponte Vedra Inn and Club (think spa, ladies, and golf, gentlemen).
You can also walk to the Vilano Fishing Pier, where you can rent a boat at Bay Ray Boat Rentals or pick up a pizza or Chinese in the Town Center.
There is a convenience store within walking distance, too! A brand-new, full-service Publix grocery store is two blocks from the house--even closer than the convenience store!
We are a smoke-free and pet-free home.
My husband and I purchased and renovated this home to use for our retirement in years to come. We also liked the thought of having a place to go on weekends with our kids.
Anastasia OConnor purchased this house in 2000
Vilano Beach is a special area, with the beach on one side and the bay on the other. We love that you can walk to restaurants and shops! Vehicular traffic is pretty minimal and it is quiet and peaceful. While the bustling activities of historic St. Augustine are just a five-minute drive from the house, they seem a world away!
Totally renovated home! The beds are so comfortable. O'Cottage by the Sea is bright, uncluttered, cheerful, and welcoming.
Thank you so much for providing such a lovely home for our family vacation! The house is beautiful and the beds are amazing! We have loved the closeness to the beach as well as to St. Augustine and Jacksonville. From the youngest at eight months old to the the oldest at 68, we have all loved our stay! Mt five-year-old especially loved the big bean bag chairs. Thank you! The Dixon Family
The house is lovely, very spacious and well kept. It also has a perfect location. The only advice I could give is changing or getting rid of decorative cushions as they collect lots of dust. Besides that I can say I would love coming back. The owner was always quick to respond to any questions I had. Highly recommended.
What a cute beach home this is, in a perfect location. A short walk to the beach, the publix is around the corner, the historical town of St. Augustine just across the bridge. We had a wonderful time, a warm welcome from the owners and we have added this house to our preferred destinations in Florida !!
Short walk to the beach and grocery store. Handy to historic downtown plus relaxing restaurants on both the ocean and intercoastal. House was nicely decorated and had comfy memory foam on beds. Great outdoor shower with low spout for feet and gear. Responsive owner if an issue arises. Would recommend to anyone who wants to be near the hubbub, but prefers the beachy. Laid-back vibe of Vilano.
Top Thing to do in City:
* Ghost Tours, Sight-seeing.
* Scenic Water Cruises.
Top Thing to do in Budget:
* Sight-seeing in St. Augustine.
* Shopping at nearby outlet malls.
* Enjoying history on every corner.
* Taking an "Old Town Trolley" Tour.
Top Thing to do in Family:
* St. Augustine Alligator Farm.
* Ripely's Believe it or Not! Museum.
* Boat Rentals at Bay Ray Rentals.
* Black Raven Pirate Show.
* St. Augustine Lighthouse.
Vilano Beach is located at the intersection of the Atlantic Ocean and the St. Augustine Inlet. Drive your car on the beach ($3 per day collected Memorial Day - Labor Day) or walk on for free and watch shrimpers, pleasure craft, and dolphins on the water! Vilano Beach is a skim-boarder's paradise! Fish off the Vilano Beach pier or at the ocean's edge.
Tired of the beach? Drive (or walk!) over the Ursina Bridge into St. Augustine to enjoy favorite tourist attractions including, Ripley's Believe it or Not! Museum, the Fountain of Youth, and the Castillo de San Marcos; shopping and dining along St. George Street; tours on the Old Town Trolley. Walk through Flagler College's campus, where parts of "Animal House" were filmed. Rent a scooter and zip down the cobblestone streets and admire the architecture.
Drive a little further to visit the St. Augustine Alligator Farm and the St. Augustine Lighthouse (two of my favorites!). Have lunch or dinner at the nearby Conch House and sit in a "nest" overlooking the water (be sure to try the calamari with banana peppers) or, if you are patient, wait for a table at O'Steen's for a seafood dinner.
Hop in the car and enjoy a quick and easy drive on A1A along the coast to Ponte Vedra Beach, where you can shop and dine, or enjoy the spa and golf at the Ponte Vedra Inn & Club or Sawgrass. If you need more golf, check out World Golf Village ("where golf is king"), about 15 miles away; you can also catch a 3-D IMAX movie and visit the World Golf Village Hall of Fame.
Not one, but TWO, outlet malls are a 20-minute drive from our beach house. You'll find the JCrew, GAP, Aeropostale, Tommy Bahama, Nike, Bose, and Coach stores (among others) at the Premium Outlets and Kate Spade, Dooney & Bourke, Lucky, Off 5th, Gucci, Cold Water Creek, BCBG at the Prime Outlets.
Visit the following websites for local information: oldcity and floridashistoriccoast and VilanoBeachFL.
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
|Cleaning||£135.28 + Tax|
By booking through this website, the guest agrees to the terms and conditions of the rental agreement. Check-in is at 3 PM; check-out is at 10 AM (late check-outs may be billed at $50 per 15 minutes).
Please wear sunscreen.