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Beautiful Home 60 Steps To The Beach! August 2017 Specials!

Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 6 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 5

60 steps to the beach from an easy path on one side and a 2 minute walk to the Inter-coastal Waterway on the other. This quiet but hip area of Vilano/North Beach is popular for surfing, paddle boarding, surf fishing, shark teeth hunting and much more. There are many great restaurants within minutes that you can either walk, bike or drive to. Our comfortable home is a 5 minute drive to the fun & activity filled oldest town in America, St. Augustine! The Vilano Beach pier is a 2 minute car drive away (or 40 minute beach walk) where you'll find a Publix Grocery Store and a mini outdoor mall. In the same area are a local Post Office, Bait & Gear store, a boat rental facility and gas dock, a local pub and more restaurants near and on the Intercoastal beach. A 20 minute drive to the home of the PGA at TPC Sawgrass, and a 2.5 hour drive to Disney World. There is an oversize King bed in the Master with a great patio to enjoy some magnificent sunsets, 2 twins in the middle bedroom and the 3rd bedroom has a Queen bed and a great library and both bedrooms connected by a Jack and Jill bathroom. The Garage has space for 1 vehicle and holds 2 adult bikes and 2 children's bikes as well as everything else you'll need to enjoy the beach including an abundance of toys for building sandcastles The bbq grill and dining table are in a shaded fenced in backyard.

Ed and Lexie
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 July, 2017

About Ed and Lexie

Hi, my husband and I have happily owned this house for 9 years now and we live in it as often as we can. We want you to walk right in and feel right at home just like we do. Over half of our wonderful guests have stayed with us before, many going on their 6th and 7th years respectively. Any questions please do not hesitate to write us.


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • near the sea ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , On the Main Floor
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Master Bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , This Bathroom connects the Library Bedroom and the Twin Room
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , All Bedrooms are located on the top floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 5 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(16 traveller reviews)

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Beautiful Home 60 Steps To The Beach! August 2017 Specials!
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

Wonderful home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

This was a lovely place to stay, and it was very close to the beach, historical St. Augustine, and Jacksonville. The beach was so close to the house, we just went back to the house for lunch or to refill our water bottles rather than our usual method of dragging heavy coolers full of supplies. We had plenty of room, and everything was immaculate. The kitchen was well-stocked with tools, gadgets, and anything I needed for cooking, and a Publix grocery store was just 2 miles away--easily accessible if I needed something. Traffic wasn't a problem, and the beach wasn't crowded at all. My husband and I are thinking of coming back late November/early December! I'm so glad we stayed here!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for much needed relaxation!

  • 5 of 5

This home is exactly as promised. Short walk to the beach which wasn't too crowded and in a friendly neighborhood. Not in the middle of all the tourist but still close enough to get to town if you want. Pretty quite for morning coffee on the porch. We enjoyed the home very much and would rent again. I would recommend to anyone asking about a place to stay close to the beach.

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful family time! Close to the beach, wonderful owners. We would love to do it again.

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is definitely home away from home! This was our first year staying at this house but it will not be our last! The description of this house doesn't do it justice it is everything they say and more. The owners are wonderful to work with and very quick to respond. We have only been home almost two weeks and already discussing going back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Vilano Beach value!

  • 5 of 5

I looked at this property two years ago because it looked so inviting, but went closer to home instead. This year, my wife and I decided we would go to St. Augustine as a new adventure. I came back to this property on Vilano Beach. This property is just as advertised...practically on the beautiful, uncrowded beach. The house is spacious, comfortable, and quite inviting. It is actually well-stocked with beach equipment, bikes, etc. The kitchen has everything you need...with the exception of food and drink, of course! It is a short drive to St. Augustine and everything it has to offer. Outlet malls are within a short drive as well. We were well-fed and well-libated at the numerous restaurants and pubs available. Harry's, Salt Life, Oasis, Li'l Margies, the Reef, Village Inn, Puccini's and the Red Frog are a few we enjoyed and can recommend.

Thanks, Ed and Lexie for opening your place to us. We had a great time and we can definitely highly recommend to others.

Doug and Betty

Abingdon, VA

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic House! Great Owner & Perfect Location!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a peaceful getaway in the St. Augustine area, then this is the house for you! The owners are wonderful to work with - communicate promptly and articulately. The house is beautifully renovated - all the modern conveniences - and is a short walk to a residential section of Vilano Beach (in other words - it's quiet!). A short 10-minute drive will get you to the historic area of St. Augustine. They had all the items you need for the beach - towels, chairs, umbrellas, bikes, etc. so there is no need to pack your car to the gills. Publix is a right down the street for groceries and there are tons of local restaurants with amazing food.

Fully-furnished and stocked - everything was in perfect working order. Very clean and well maintained. Comfortable beds - lots of extra pillows, blankets and towels. Cozy couches, big TV, outdoor grill and table...they thought of everything! We stayed five nights and loved every minute of it! Not one complaint - highly recommend!!!

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
42 Miles
Jacksonville-1 hr or Orlando International-2 hrs
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Beaches Restaurant and more
Nearest Ferry
34 Miles
Mayport Ferry to Amelia Island
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
TPC , The World of Golf Village and local spots
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Caps, The Reef and more
Nearest Beach
Our Beach :)
Car: necessary

Great music concerts all year long at the St. Augustine Beach Outdoor Amphitheater as well as the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall(15 minute drive north on A1A). Also many fun outdoor markets in the area with the most popular being held twice a week at the St. Augustine Pier. In the Winter the St. Augustine Amphitheater area is changed into a Winter Wonderland with Ice Skating, snow showers and visits from Santa.


Prices & Availability

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

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
4 Jun 2017 - 15 Aug 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
16 Aug 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Labor Day
2 Sep 2017 - 9 Sep 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
10 Sep 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Spring 2018
3 Mar 2018 - 25 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Summer 2018
26 May 2018 - 18 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £153.54
Cleaning Fee £115.16 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

We accept PayPal, Visa/MC, Checks, Bank Transfers, and Homeaway payments.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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