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Biggest Oceanfront Balcony in PC.Pools & ocean still warm w/Fall's lowest rates!

49 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 - 59 nights

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Minimum Stay
5 - 59 nights


Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday condo in Palm Coast

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5)

UPDATE 9-17-16 Ocean warm & calm-owner swam up to her neck & walked 4 miles on beach most days. Its all about the Panoramic view. Enjoy fabulous views of the ocean from the kitchen, dining, living, and master bedroom and your own wraparound patio- Big enough to throw a party! Fifth Floor End unit with a Completely new Kitchen, WoodTile flooring, Mstr Shower & Samsung 60 inch Flatscreen TV includes use of a private pool just for Surf Club I residents.

Early risers see dolphins every a.m. from our balcony. They usually appear just off our boardwalk, if you wish to try your own version of 'swimming w/the Dolphins'!

With Championship golf courses nearby (Courses designed by Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, and Gary Player) and practically empty beaches, Palm Coast is the best kept secret in Florida!

Combine the greatest golf in Florida with Awesome Bike trails, three pools, three clubhouses, and full access to the Intracoastal Waterway and day dock for boating, water-skiing, fishing, crabbing or just dreaming.

Other FREE on-site activities: Tennis(5 Lighted), Cycling, Bsktball, shuffleboard, horseshoes, frisbee, skimboarding, Surf-fishing (bring your Fishing pole) & Beach umbrella/chair use are all FREE with your rental.

****Please look at all photos to see interior rooms in this condo, as well as private pool, Building exterior & more****

If you are the OTHER kind of BIKER:

Biking(owners' BIKES available on request)on the pristine Bike trails thru wooded hammocks, Crabbing & Fishing are all across the street in our private ICW community. BOATERS - nearby marina is VERY reasonable & you can drop guests off at our private dock on ICW. Putting in is FREE at Bing's Landing ( 3 minute drive!) Or just enjoy relaxing in our private beach chairs w/ colorful beach umbrella. Walk/Drive One mile to Marineland where you can swim with the dolphins, or enjoy their 'no rocks' public beach with free parking.

Keywords: Oceanfront 2 Bdrm Condo,

Surf Club condo, St. Augustine condo, Palm Coast condo

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 October, 2016
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About Marie

We've been married 38 years and love Florida. Marie is a Florida native and Kevin moved here when a small boy. In our 37+ years, we've lived in 9 cities in Florida and they all have something special, mainly Friends!

Marie purchased this condo in 2003

Why Marie chose Florida Central Atlantic Coast

Close to Orlando and a relatively unknown area - a world away from the tourist traps and 'party' hangouts of other Florida beach areas. 30 minutes to St.Augustine, from our door.

Gorgeous Golf Courses and exclusive communities (Hammock Beach)are our neighbors on one side; environmentally protected lands (which can Never Be Developed) on the other!

We also love the art galleries & chic European atmosphere of nearby St. Augustine --- when we can tear ourselves away from the Beach!!

What makes this condo unique

One of the last uncrowded 'true beaches' in Florida. We always bike and walk for hours - time just slips by because its so beautiful and pleasant. While biking the trail or walking the beach, We've seen: peacocks,turtles, starfish, DOLPHINS, Florida bobcat (@Washington Oaks Park), Eagles and more. Not to mention shells, starfish, and crabs. And yet, I've Only seen 3 jellyfish in 12 yrs. (unlike Destin, Fl where I see multiple jellyfish and 8 wks of "June Grass" Seaweed which clings like hair! Also, in 2015, Red Tide for 1 month, making many sick & killing massive amounts of fish)

Guestbook comments from the owner

I think Carol & Barry meant to say they stayed here in March 2009, NOT 2008. And hopefully, they will be back with us again sometime in 2010!!
Apr 2009
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based on 49 holidaymaker reviews

Biggest Oceanfront Balcony in PC.Pools & ocean still warm w/Fall's lowest rates!
average rating of 4.755102 based on 50 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the condo a week ago. SO hard to come home! We had a great time. The condo is absolutely wonderful. The view is breathtaking! The condo is nicely updated and was very clean. We loved taking our coffee down to the shore early in the morning to watch the sunrise and the dolphins. We also enjoyed long walks on the beach, the amazing rock formations and collecting shells. The condo is close to numerous attractions. We had a couple of awesome days in St. Augustine and also visited Daytona Beach which isn't far at all. There are some great local restaurants. JT's Sea Food Shack was great and close by. I think we only ate out 3 times as we really liked cooking something up and enjoying dinner on the balcony with that amazing view. After sight seeing, it was so nice that at the end of the day you can go back to this wonderful quiet place, kick back and relax on the balcony and watch the most amazing sunsets. The pools were wonderful as well. We have recommended this condo to our friends. Marie is so easy to work with. This place is a gem. Hope to return soon!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 21, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to share your review. I couldn't have said it better myself. I often want to stay on the beach until the last possible minute (sunset) & then just rustle up a quick dinner in the kitchen so we can stay in the relaxed beach mode after a hot shower. Hint: Publix supermarket has great (fresh) Sushi - we usually have 1 or 2 sushi nights during our stay.
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Another fantastic stay!

  • 5 of 5

This is our third time staying in Marie's condo. This place is absolutely perfect. Relaxation is easy in this beautiful condo! The amenities provided and the property are awesome! Thank you for another amazing vacation!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Best Beach Stay!

  • 5 of 5

My fiancee, children and I had a fabulous stay in your condo. The condo was clean with updated kitchen appliances and had just about everything we needed for our stay. We had dinner a few times on the large balcony. There is a fantastic view of sunrise and dolphins swimming early morning:-); just a short, less than 15 minute walk across the street(although, I would suggest you drive to the boat club), you can catch the most beautiful sunsets....and see more dolphins! We were able to enjoy long beach walks early morning and early afternoon before high tide, and it was very easy to navigate down the coquina rocks. Beach chairs, umbrella, some toys, and plenty of beach towels are there, so no need to bring your own. The owner, Marie, is really kind and always available by phone if you need to reach her. I can say so much more, but I don't want to turn this into a dissertation:-) oh yeah, having no Wi-fi in the unit was not a problem for us, because it gave us more family time and less time on electronics, but if you need to do work you can go to the lobby. This was the perfect beach location for my family, because we were far enough away from congested, touristic areas, yet close to many places to eat and fun activities for the children. We would definitely visit again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Miss M, for this unsolicited review. Your experience of enjoying our unique beach & quiet setting is why in >9 years, we've had 47 very positive reviews, & that doesn't even include those who loved their stay but didn't take the time to write/post a review here. I love sharing our condo with people from all over the world, & Learning a bit about their life & experiences also.
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Nice condo, but DON'T TRUST the pictures if you like the beach!!

  • 2 of 5

We (myself, wife, 12 yo daughter) stayed in this condo for a week and were pleased overall. TV is huge (channels are lacking), balcony has a great view, the kitchen/bathroom are very nice. The property was well-maintained, apportioned and clean. On the negative side, the beds leave something to be desired comfort-wise, there is no wifi, and the elevators are unbelievably slow. Restaurants require a decent drive.

If you enjoy the beach, and are expecting an easily accessible beach that you can use anytime you wish, read this review and STAY AWAY rather than rely on the pictures provided on the site, as they are quite deceptive. The picture on the site with the umbrella and chair shows one of the rocks , though it does not convey the reality that before you can get to the beach in the picture you have to climb over a 20 yard stretch of these boulders (if you want an idea google "coquina rocks palm coast" and look for a picture with a person standing on one for scale). And don't think about going around, as they go as far as the eye can see in both directions (conveniently not pictured/described). It was also exactly the same before and after Tropical Storm Colin, so don't think/let anyone tell you that's the reason.

Once you get over the rocks, you should only plan on having about 2 hours before and after low tide to use the beach, so you will have to plan your day around it and hope the weather doesn't mess up your small window. If you didn't see this in the disclosure, don't beat yourself up as its only mentioned in the caption to the 23rd picture. This picture shows the beach, but not the rocks the caption is describing (again convenient).

If you don't like the beach, this place is fine. If you do, don't make the mistake I did and assume the pictures are a good faith representation of the beach. I asked the owner to update the description to accurately convey the beach aspect, but seem to have been unsuccessful. Hopefully my comments above will accomplish that and prevent anyone from making the same mistake I did in the future!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm sorry Mr. S was disappointed in our Coastline. If he had contacted me about this during his stay, I could have recommended 2 nearby beaches (Marineland public beach & Matanzas inlet) which many other reviews have mentioned going to. I stand behind my honest & frequently updated photos. I've had conversations with potential renters, who, due to an elderly or frail relative (i..e. hip surgery etc) or even a need to bring a wagon full of sand toys & playpen (for 3 tiny tots) needed to know that this would not be the beach for them. I have 47/49 reviews which are overwhelmingly positive. 5 just in 2016 already. The highest percentage overall in Surf Club I, on VRBO. And many more who emailed to thank me but did not post reviews - because I don't harass people to post reviews. Lastly, I thank Mr. S. for mentioning the positives of the updated condo, the wonderful TV, and the cleanliness. And the very NEXT guest after Mr. S reviewed us with 5 stars & loved having 4 hours of low tide each day to enjoy the beach with her small children. I welcome any questions from potential renters.
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Fantastic Place to Relax

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week at this beautiful place, everything was just as it said. The kitchen was like new and a joy to cook in and everything else was very clean and neat. Marie was so nice to deal with and provided so much information. While yes you do have to walk over the rocks to get to the beach it wasn't that big of an issue for us and the rocks make it unique when you walk down the beach or sitting watching the waves at high tide. The balcony has to be one of the highlights of this condo, we would just set and watch the ocean and had some great sun rises. Lots of great places to eat around Captains Barbecue is fantastic as is Salsas. St. Augustine is only 25 to 30 minutes away and we went twice. We will defiantly be coming back and highly recommend it if you want to just get away and relax.

David G

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Overall good time

  • 4 of 5

The Condo was great and had all the amenities anyone could ask for. The Surf Club 1 facility is very well kept and excellent security. The only thing my family did not like was the short time frame that we had a beach each day. The coquina rocks are neat to see, but in the spring, low tide would only go out far enough to get out on the beach for 4 to 5 hours a day . If a person is not sure footed, walking over the coquina rocks could be a challenge. During Spring break. we always enjoy getting up and walking on the beach to watch the sunrise. That was a no-go at this beach. It was waves crashing against rocks at sunrise every day of our stay. I talked to the year round residents while relaxing at one of the very nice pools. Apparently in the Winter there is relatively no beach to get out on because of the high tide. During the Spring and Fall there are only time frames that the tide will go out far enough to have a beach to enjoy for a few hours a day. Per the reports of the year round residents, during the summer time there is a beach most of the day. The location of the condo was great for the many good restaurants in the area from St Augustine and down to Daytona. Overall a good relaxing vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. I'm sorry you weren't able to enjoy sunrise at water's edge - but happy that the beach was accessible about 4-5 hours a day. Our beach is susceptible to weather & tides & timing (sometimes low tide IS at sunrise). We also noticed THIS year there was less sand in April than many other years. Fortunately, one can usually walk in the deeper sand above the rocks (right next to the protected green space)in order to enjoy the ocean view. Glad you enjoyed the pools and etc. FYI, early Fall usually has lots of beach also, then it gradually changes heading into winter.
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Outback Steakhouse
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Jacksonville or Orlando(MCO)
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
JT's or 386 Grill
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Hammock Dunes
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Captain's BBQ at Bing's Landing
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
You are on it!
Car: recommended

Biking(owner's Bikes available on request.)One men's Raleigh & 1 pink women's Magna bike. Ride on the pristine Bike trails thru wooded hammocks. Crabbing & Fishing are across the street in our private gated community on Florida's famous Intracoastal(ICW) Waterway. BOATERS - nearby marina is VERY reasonable & you can drop guests off at our private dock on ICW. Or just enjoy relaxing in our private beach chairs w/ colorful beach umbrella. Walk/Drive One mile to Marineland where you can swim with the dolphins, or enjoy their 'no rocks' beach. Stroll thru Washington Oaks State Gardens, or drive 30 minutes to St.Augustine, 39 minutes to Famous Daytona Beach, 30 minutes to World Golf Village, 45 minutes to Jacksonville Florida. One hour to Orlando,Disney World, MGM Studios, and Universal Studios. One hour to the Kennedy Space Center.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Palm Coast, St. Augustine Area

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
11 Sep 2016 - 15 Nov 2016
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
Christmas 2016
24 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
SNOWBIIRD 2 month disount
1 Jan 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
59 night minimum stay
March 2017
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £2 per night, per additional guest
Early April
1 Apr 2017 - 14 Apr 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Easter 2017
15 Apr 2017 - 22 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Post-Easter April
23 Apr 2017 - 5 May 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £2 per night, per additional guest
Mem.Day Week
28 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
3 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
1 Jul 2017 - 8 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
9 Jul 2017 - 30 Jul 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £3 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £2 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning & Restocking £74
Refundable Damage Deposit £246
Weekly Owner's fee £31
Tax Rate 10.0%

2017 Notes: IF Jan-Feb are not rented by Oct.10, 2016, I will accept a 1 month rental for anyone, at an adjusted rate.
SAME rule for those wanting a WEEK in March 2017: After Nov.1, I will entertain WEEKLY rentals for March 2017,
Check in 4 p.m. Check out 10 a.m. Rentals run Saturday - Saturday if weekly. MAXIMUM 5 in my unit. Echeck is always your least expensive option. I will add an OWNER's Fee to any credit card payments to recoup my costs, and it will be a percentage of the total fee paid to me, but I try to be very flexible & approachable.Please don't hesitate to ask questions.I will make it as easy as possible.
Listed rates are for only 2 guests. FYI I will send a 1 page Paperwork for condo HOA must be filled & mailed in.I reserve the right to increase my Damage deposit or Reservation Dep for certain situations. Note: new 2015 condo rules mean no one can smoke on balconies OR in my unit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Palm Coast in Florida

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1419 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Lift ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Clean & neat.Med. & Sink Cabinets for storage
    Master: Large bathrm w/ private Toilet/Separate Dressng Area - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , New tiled shower w/stunning frameless glass & Deep Tub.
  • Master bath is quite large, w/ private 'toilet room', double sinks & large cabinets. 2013 NEW walkin Shower, and deeper tub. The dressing area, walk in closet, & Mstr bth can be closed off for privacy from the Mstr Bedroom, so one guest can sleep or watch TV while another gets ready.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 1: Master - 1 Large Double Bed , Large Master suite.WalkIn closet. slider doors to balcony.
  • A 5th person MAY sleep in the condo - we have no sleeper sofa, though. We suggest you bring your own inflatable mattress as ours continually were punctured. Walmart local store has a reasonable price.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We renovated with Quality.2016-OnScreen TV guide & new baseboards & knife block 2015-new floors throughout & leather sofa 2014-new 60 in.TV, new H20 heater,new paint, new dryer. 2013-newMaster Shower&Bath. new walls around sliders & new A/C .2009-completeKitchen reno. Also:Honor pantry, Pfaltzgraf Dishes, beautiful glasses and flatware Service for Ten, Expresso(stovetop) and Coffee makers,(coffee provided)Large slice toaster, George Foreman Grill. Fry pan/oven pans & pyrexbowls. Blender, 3Pitchers for martinis or Lemonade. Tablecloths, & plenty of clean older blankets, quilts & towels.

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