THE SAND CASTLE! BIG BEACH HOUSE PERFECT LOCATION GREAT PRICE!

Paulette Lewis

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Sleeps21
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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THE SAND CASTLE! BIG BEACH HOUSE PERFECT LOCATION GREAT PRICE!

St. Augustine Beach House Rental Photos and Description

House, 8 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12-21)

Best Beach House! Best Price! Perfect Location! Bottomline, The Sand Castle is a large multi family beach house, by St. Augustine's most beautiful beach, affordably priced, walking distance to restaurants/entertainment, 10 minutes from the Historic District. It doesn't get any better than this. (CONTACT US for website link with more photos/information.)

PRICED RIGHT, OUR PRICES INCLUDE 10% LODGING/SALES TAX AND CLEANING! NO HIDDEN FEES, TAXES OR UPCHARGES! NO SURPRISES! PLUS GET A 5% DISCOUNT FOR PAYMENT IN FULL AT TIME OF RESERVATION ON ALL WEEKLY RENTALS! IT DOESN'T GET ANY BETTER THAN THIS!

Our guests love our location, price and size. Located 2nd house from oceanfront, at beach end of a quiet, sandy lane, in the heart of St. Augustine Beach, The Sand Castle is one of the largest houses in the area and perfect for big families.(see map) With zero traffic, The Sand Castle is also one of the few rentals by the PEDESTRIAN beach (forbids vehicles unlike the driving beach) making it much safer for children.

IMPORTANT: St. Augustine Beach is the most desirable beach in all of North Florida. Not all beaches are the same so be sure to ask to see a map before you rent.

Our guests also love The Sand Castle's price!

Eight bedroom areas (nine if you count the futon in game area), 4.5 baths, two kitchen areas, living area, game area, den, oceanview balcony and deck make The Sand Castle perfect for those large family reunions or friend get-togethers. This family friendly beach house has six conventional bedrooms (3 kings, 2 queens, a twin bedroom), studio and den bedroom areas (sofa beds and privacy doors), a sofa bed in living room, large single sofa and double futon with superior mattress in game area.

The Sand Castle also has the best ocean access in St. Augustine Beach. St. Augustine Beach is very wide with beautiful, wide drifts of soft, white sand so the town built a handful of wooden walkways that extend over the softest sand to make it easier to reach the ocean. The Sand Castle has dual access from both the front and back sides of the house. You can either walk across the sand from one side of the house or use the walkover to get to the water from the other side, giving the Sand Castle the absolute best ocean access.

Surfboard, kayak and bicycle rental 25 steps away! There are numerous restaurants within a block of the house including an outdoor one with a pool for the use of its customers. Have a drink and watch the kids swim! Only blocks from the pier, volleyball and tennis courts and 10 minutes from the Historic District. This location can't be beat. This is old Florida at its best and you will love it!

First Floor: The unique design of The Sand Castle offers a ground floor with no steps/stairs (perfect for elderly or multi families) which consists of a studio bedroom (with sleeper sofa), an oversized king bedroom, bathroom and garage/game area. This part of the house has its own entrance and can be closed or opened into the rest of the house. The studio is equipped with small dining/kitchen area (stovetop, microwave, refrigerator, coffeemaker, etc.), a sleeper sofa, TV and DVD player. Designed with a privacy door, the studio can be used as a sitting room or separate bedroom. The oversized king bedroom also has a large sofa suitable for sleeping. There is a full bathroom (no tub which is difficult for elderly to step over). Access to the bathroom is via the king bedroom or garage/game area.

The garage/game area is carpeted, heated and air conditioned. It has a game table, TV and double bed futon with superior mattress. A privacy screen is provided for those guests that choose to sleep there. The second floor and remaining living area is accessed by a door from the garage/game area. The second floor can also be accessed from outside via a private entrance.

Second Floor: The second floor living area is comprised of an open plan living, dining and kitchen area. The fully equipped kitchen includes, microwave, stove, blender, refrigerator, coffeemaker, etc. The dining table has additional leaves and seating if needed. There is a half bath located off the living area as well as a washer and dryer. The living area includes a TV, DVD player and large L-shaped sofa with sleeper. Through an adjoining door is the den bedroom (with sleeper sofa), TV and DVD player. This room has a privacy door and can be used as a sitting room or as another bedroom. (Due to furniture/remodeling delay, den cannot be used as bedroom until January 2010). A full bath with shower/tub adjoins the den. The king bedroom is accessed from the den and includes king bed, TV and ocean view. The ocean view balcony is also accessed from the den.

Third Floor: The third floor has four bedrooms, two full bathrooms and the ocean view deck. Bedroom one has a king bed and beautiful ocean view. Bedrooms two and three have queen beds (one with ocean view) and bedroom 4 has twin beds. Hear the ocean roar (and sometimes music) from the ocean view deck.

Parking/Other Amenities: Because The Sand Castle can also be accessed by the back alley, parking is available on both sides of the house and can accommodate up to 7 vehicles. There are also entrances on both sides of the building. We provide all linen including beach towels as well as beach chairs, beach umbrellas and beach toys for the children. There is also an outdoor shower and barbeque grill for the use of our guests.

This is a great beach house in a great location!

Ten minutes from historic downtown St. Augustine, it is the perfect Florida vacation location. Restaurants, entertainment within 2 blocks (see our website). 30 minutes to World Golf Village, 45 minutes to Daytona and just 90 minutes to Disney World!

Pets are NOT allowed. No smoking.

3 night minimum for nightly rentals.

Weekly only May 25-August 17, Saturday-Saturday

Advance Payment Discount: 5% discount for weekly rentals paid in full at time of reservation.

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  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only

Paulette Lewis

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The Sand Castle is owned by the Lewis family. Third generation Florida natives, we have loved the St. Augustine area for many years and chose to buy a beach house there in 2006. Our extended family often travels together staying in vacation rentals and we chose this house and outfitted it with all the amenities a large family or group of friends will need.

Paulette Lewis purchased this house in 2006

We bought The Sand Castle due to its location by the pedestrian beach which is much safer for children. Most of St, Augustine Beach is a driving beach except the few blocks which forbids vehicles. The beach is beautiful and wide, with white sand like powder. We also like its proximity to restaurants, surboard and bicycle rental which are within a block of the house.

The Sand Castle can accommodate guests of all ages, has two kitchen areas and lots of different spaces for people to gather. It can accommodate up to 21 guests while at the same time provides addional spaces for privacy. Located in the heart of St. Augustine Beach, it is only 10 minutes from the Historic District and other tourist spots.

Sleeps21
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
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Reviews

5
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The Sand Castle! Big Beach House Perfect Location Great Price!
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
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The Sand Castle! Big Beach House Perfect Location Great Price!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p85909vb
(904) 732-4678
St. Augustine Beach St. Augustine Area
Holland, Ohio USA
5

DON'T CHANGE ANYTHING!!!

Don't Change Anything!!!
  • 5 of 5
Our golf group of 8 men have been coming to St. Augustine for the last 13 years. I have been in charge of accommodations most of that time and we have stayed in everything from motels to multiple condos at World Golf Village and Crescent Beach as well as several different beach houses in St. Augustine. I would try to improve on the quality of the week long vacation every year. In 2008 we stayed in this beach house for the first time and decided that this was the perfect place for us. We came back in 2009 and have it reserved for 2010 as well.

We all have or own bed (without using the sofa beds) and there are plenty of bathrooms for all of us to shower and get ready for our early morning tee times. The kitchen is fully eqipped to handle fixing dinner if we decide to eat in or there are many good restaurants within a couple blocks of the house. There is also plenty of common space for everyone to hang out without feeling cramped.

Every year I would get suggestions from the guys on what to do differently the next year and for the last two years it has been "don't change anything". The cost is less than staying in a motel (for the 8 of us) and the facility is very clean and well taken care of. Paulette is very responsive to any questions or concerns we may have and she does everything she can to make our annual trip very enjoyable.
  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2009
  • Stayed: Feb 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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The Sand Castle! Big Beach House Perfect Location Great Price!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p85909vb
(904) 732-4678
St. Augustine Beach St. Augustine Area
5

50TH BIRTHDAY-BIG SUCCESS!

  • 5 of 5
I invited my mother, stepmother, sisters, & BFF's to help me celebrate turning 50. This house was perfect! Plenty of room for people to sleep, gather & visit. Short walk to beach made everyone happy. Kitchen and full size refrigerator helped keep expenses down. The dining table extended to seat 12 comfortably. The decor was not "touristy", it was tasteful & very home-feeling. Highly recommend The Purple Olive for a special occasion meal. The Fort & Pirate Museum were favorites of the group. We did hear loud music after 1am Thursday & Saturday nights, but this won't prevent us from coming again. Next time we'll bring earplugs. The only thing not found, that was listed, was beach umbrellas. The fair-skinned adjusted their beach times to avoid the hottest & brightest parts of the day. Unanimously agreed to do this again, here in this place, but longer than 3 days!
  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your 5 star review, we are so happy you had a good time. I am sorry there was late music, this is the first time we have had that complaint. St. Augustine Beach has a strict 10 PM noise ordinance which someone must have ignored which is unusual. I apologize for the inconvenience and will check to see what happened to our umbrellas so we can be sure they will be there for our fair skinned guests!! Thank you for visiting us and we hope to see you again soon!
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The Sand Castle! Big Beach House Perfect Location Great Price!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p85909vb
(904) 732-4678
St. Augustine Beach St. Augustine Area
Davie, Fl
5

FRIENDS REUNION @ THE SAND CASTLE

  • 5 of 5
In planning a reunion with friends that my husband and I have known more than 20 years, we needed to find a location that could handle 7 families and at the same time be reasonably priced. The Sand Castle could not be more perfect. Each family had their own private area, the beach was right at our back door and the house itself had all the amenities we needed to make our long weekend one of the best experiences we have had! The property was clean, well stocked with linens, beach chairs and places to gather for quality conversations and activities. I would recommend this property for multi-family gatherings or very large families. The owner was always available for questions and was accommodating with letting us check in a bit early and stay a bit later. Accessing the home was a breeze and the close proximity to grocery stores, restaurants and sightseeing areas was ideal. There is one area of opportunity for improvement. Some of the small appliances could be upgraded (coffee pot, microwave)and the sleeper sofa's are not comfortable for adults. Overall, our experience was incredible and we hope we can come back and enjoy this beach getaway again! Thanks to the owner(the Lewis') for sharing their beautiful hideaway with us!
  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a nice review. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay. We are always checking the house for needed repairs and replacement items so will be sure to check the small appliances and upgrade them where needed. Thank you for bringing that to our attention and we hope to see you again soon! Paulette
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The Sand Castle! Big Beach House Perfect Location Great Price!
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St. Augustine Beach St. Augustine Area
Cincinnati, OH
5

PERFECT PLACE FOR A BIG GROUP

  • 5 of 5
Our stay at this house was as enjoyable as anyone hopes their vacation can be. The house accommodated 12 adults (including 5 couples) spaciously without a problem. There was plenty of room for people to hang out in without feeling too cramped. The listing accurately describes every part of this house with the pictures to prove it. Paulette is very responsive and helpful. She was very accommodating for our group and fixed a plumbing problem we had very quickly. I would definitely go back here again and recommend it to anybody who has a large group/family and want to be sure of extra leg room!
  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Chelsea, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you as our guest again! Paulette
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The Sand Castle! Big Beach House Perfect Location Great Price!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p85909vb
(904) 732-4678
St. Augustine Beach St. Augustine Area
Florida
5

LOTS OF SPACE

  • 5 of 5
This was a great space for a large group. We had 16 people stay comfortably. Just steps from the beach, and so close to everything (short drive over the bridge to the historic area). The taco shop across the street makes some excellent grub! Thanks for making our stay memorable.
  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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The Sand Castle! Big Beach House Perfect Location Great Price!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p85909vb
(904) 732-4678
St. Augustine Beach St. Augustine Area
5

SANDCASTLE

  • 5 of 5
Our family, of seventeen, spent Christmas at the Sandcastle. We really enjoyed our stay. The house was perfect for us because of the spaciousness, each person had a comfortable place to sleep. We especially appreciated the four and one half bathrooms. The close proximity to the beach was great for the grandchildren, they enjoyed it tremendously. I appreciated the attention given by the owners. We had a plumbling problem and it was immediately taken care of in an efficient manner. We would recommend this property to anyone. It is especially well suited for large groups.
  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Dec 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Nearest Beach
15 Metres
beach
Nearest Barpub
40 Metres
Nearest Golf
5 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
40 Miles

Nation's oldest city, you never run out of things to do here! Oldest Schoolhouse, Oldest Jail, Oldest Fort (Castillo), Fort Matanzas, Ripley's Believe It or Not, Potter's Wax Museum, St, George Street, Flagler College, Marineland, Alligator Farm, Lightner Museum, Augustine Lighthouse and Museum, Lunch & Dinner Cruises, list is endless!!

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Availability & Rates

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St. Augustine Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Base Rate
3 night minimum stay
$525
$2,653
 
 
High Season
May 25 - Aug 16
7 night minimum stay
$3,955
 
 
Mid Season
Aug 17 - Oct 31
3 night minimum stay
$625
$3,360
 
 
Low Season
Nov 1 - Feb 28
3 night minimum stay
$575
$2,940
 
 
Mid Season
Mar 1 - May 24
3 night minimum stay
$625
$3,360
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49
Notes PRICES INCLUDE 10% LODGING/SALES TAX AND CLEANING! NO HIDDEN FEES, UPCHARGES OR TAXES! NO SURPRISES!
Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, weekly only, $3950,
New Year's, Labor Day and all national Holidays, $675 nightly, 3 night min
5% Discount for payment in full at time of reservation for all weekly rentals!

$49 security deposit insurance payable to VRBO in lieu of cash security!

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

St. Augustine Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Ocean View
  • Beach View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Heating
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Telephone ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Broadband Access
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
Kitchen:
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Ice Maker ...
  • Blender
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 21
  • King size beds (3) There are three bedrooms with king beds, one on each floor, two with oceanview., Queen size Beds (2) There are two bedrooms with queen beds, one with ocean view., Twin or Single Beds (2) There is one bedroom with twin beds on the third floor and an oversized sofa on first floor suitable for sleeping., Baby Cribs (1) A portable bed, pack n play is available., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) There are two sofa beds and a futon with superior mattress.
Entertainment:
  • Video Library ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Wood Deck
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Attractions:
  • theme parks
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • bay/sound
  • marina
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • antiquing
  • scenic drives
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • miniature golf
  • boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • wind-surfing
  • sailing
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • surfing
  • pier fishing
  • surf fishing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • tennis
  • kayaking
  • golf
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • deepsea fishing
Notes:
Three King-size Beds, Two Queen-size Beds, Twin Room with Two Single Beds, Sofa Bed, Double Bed Futon with Superior Mattress
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