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Fantastic 2 BR 2 BA Oceanfront Beach Cottage

A touch of class and an artist’s touch - GREAT Discount too! Details below, first click on More Details then scroll down! This Very Fun Oceanfront Beach Cottage that is LOADED with all the extras: ALL the Upgraded TV Channels, 3 Large Screen TV's, Fantastic Beach views, Jacuzzi Tub in Master, this one has everything you want for a vacation. All of this AND an Artist' 1st Class Touch!

Scroll down - Click on 'More Details' then scroll to Near the Bottom for Specials or DEALS Information.

Great ocean views from the Large Living Room / Master Bedroom, the Kitchen and you can even see the ocean from the Dining Room.

This home is PERFECT for a Long weekend romantic getaway, a honeymoon, two couples or even small family for beach vacation of a lifetime!

So, why ArtSea? As soon as you walk in the door, you will know artist have lived here! So much detail, you simply must see it for yourself! Not only is it very artsy or, should I have said 'ArtSea' BUT, a touch of class. Truly a step above the rest. From the furnishings and the decor to the best you can have cable service with every movie and sports channels available to go with the nice flat screen TV's in both bedrooms and of course the Living Room.

Speaking of the Living Room, checkout the sofa, the beautiful heart of pine wood floors, several French doors, huge flat screen TV with DVR. Speaking of DVR, email or call ahead and we will record your favorite shows, so you don't miss anything while you are traveling

You MUST check out the Owner's Bathroom! First there is the LARGE Jacuzzi with JETS, with room for two, of course AND a HUGE shower that features real, River Rock flooring, lots of glass block, tile floors and so much more.

The owner's retreat is refurbished with a new King Sized Bed, high count sheets and great views. As soon as your eyes open in the morning; there it is, the beautiful Atlantic Ocean.

The Kitchen is special as well, with the tile counter tops and back splash, tile floors, beach views and even built-in spice racks and other amenities. You arrive a cook and depart a chef.

Naturally, being an oceanfront home, the desk was not overlooked, but more attention to detail.

Not 'just' WIFI, but Comcast's new modem with build in router to go with the super-fast internet speed!

The location is perfect! Drive about 10 minutes south and you can visit the 'Oldest City in the United States' and the famous, Castillo de San Marcos, the locals just call it, 'The Old Fort'. Lots of fantastic restaurants in St. Augustine. Oh, by the way, there are 3 wonderful restaurants within 5 minutes of the beach house.

If you drive about 15 minutes north, you can visit Ponte Vedra, here too is fantastic restaurants, including the famous upscale, Ruth's Chris Steak House and others.

ALL of Vacation Quest's Properties have washers / dryers and All linens are supplied… just bring a tooth brush and toiletries and a change of clothes. You get a nice starter package of toilet paper, paper towels, laundry, hand, body, dish soap, and dishwasher tabs, garbage bags and other supplies.

The best part is what you get to take with you and that is a lifetime of great family memories! When the kids are grown and have children of their own and tell the great stories of the time they stayed at the ArtSea Beach Cottage! Isn't that what life should be all about?


Huge 30% OFF* 'End of Summer Last Minute Special on ALL Open Dates before Labor Day. Do NOT hesitate, at these prices, hurry and call before all the dates AND Summer is gone!

*To get the HUGE 30% OFF – you MUST stay a minimum of 5 nights to get the Discount!!

ALL Prices and Specials/Deals are subject to change without notice.

More Details
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

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I am the property manager, the owner is a wonderful and talented person, her and her husband made this the very special home that it is today. As for me, I am a native of the Jacksonville Beaches / Ponte Vedra Beach. I my teenage years I was a lifeguard and a member of the American Red Cross Volunteer Life Saving Corp, celebrating the 100th Anniversary in 2012. My parents owned a Hotel in Jacksonville Beach also in my teen years, I got to live on the ocean then and a few years later at the life guard station. I LOVED, and still do the beach AND the hospitity business! After 18 years as an executive in the seafood business (the ocean again), I became a Realtor, owned and managed a RE/MAX Office, then an opportunity to get back to my first love, the hospitality business this time as a manager of vacation rental homes. It is so much more fun than the traditional real estate business. Beach Homes purchased this house in 1996

This home has everything that you need for a fun vacation, ALL bedrooms and the living room have LARGE Flat Screen TV's with Premium Comcast Cable and HIGH Speed Internet, with Comcast's Super-fast new model with built in WIFI If you must have a bedroom with Great ocean views and a huge bath, this one IS FOR YOU. The entire common living areas have great ocean views and a fantastic deck with lots of space both in and out of the sun.

This home has so many artistic details that are too many to notice at first. You will continue to discover new details as your stay continues. Of course the amazing views, the ocean and beach is like a new painting that constantly changes. Just have a seat in the living room or the deck, and just take it all in at a price that is kind your the wallet. The perfect getaway with friends or a private romantic retreat. It is all here at ArtSea Oceanfront Beach Cottage.

Why the name? As soon as you walk in the door, you WILL understand. As soon as we saw it; right then, at that moment everyone knew this would be the 'The ArtSea Beach Cottage'

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Travel with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Fun Oceanfront Cottage - Now HUGE 30% Off End of Summer / Last Minute Deal ! !
average rating of 3.6666667 based on 3 reviews
Fun Oceanfront Cottage - Now HUGE 30% Off End of Summer / Last Minute Deal ! !
+1 (904) 444-4468
South Ponte Vedra Beach St. Augustine Area
Mt. Pleasant, SC


  • 3 of 5
House is cute with beachy decor. Views are wonderful! However, there are a few drawbacks. 1. Kitchen table only seats two people. 2.Walkway from kitchen to garage has no rail and could easily pose a safety issue. 3. The grass was not mowed (potentially hiding critters) and landscaping is bare.
4. Rusty ac unit and rusty beach furniture left on premises
5. Tv's in bedrooms not hooked up and/or no remotes
6. Smelly carpet in master bedroom
7. Listing on VRBO needs to reveal no direct access to beach. I only found out by accident when we found the house on Google earth.By then , I had already paid
  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+
Owner's Response: We appreciate honest objective reviews because we strive for perfection and we are always looking for ways to improve our properties and our management services. YES, all of the items that were mentioned have been addressed long ago. Sometimes, I must wonder about a person's motives when only a week prior the guests wanted to stay at this property next August, BUT with the last minute discount that was received on the prior stay. After explaining that we cannot give large last minute discounts 6 months in advance, suddenly our property has "just a few drawbacks".
Item 1 Table sits only 2 people: If you look under the tablecloth you will find that the table extends to twice the current size, plenty of space for 4 adults.
Item 2 no rail, this has been addressed
Item 3 Needs Mowing: We are in the mist of new landscaping, but not with grass that would require an irrigation system. We are working on landscaping that does not use up our natural resources. When it is complete, we will post new pictures. The main work is to be done in the spring with wild flowers and butterfly gardens.
Item 4 Rusty A/C: The property had just had a brand new A/C System installed. The company did remove the old unit after the extended warranty people inspected the old unit.
Item 5 TV's: This property has brand new large HDTV's in both bedrooms and the living room. All of the TV's have extended premium channels and the living room TV has a DVR! I think is very nice, as well as above and beyond. My prior maintenance man let me think that he did hook up the cable and plug it in, I would have scheduled him to make a special trip had I known sooner. All the TV's have remotes, I'll not sure what that is about.
6. The carpet had been professionally cleaned, I didn't notice a smell, but I had the company to re-clean it anyway.
7. The public access is one house over. We never said it had direct access to the beach. I am from Jacksonville Beach where the steps to the beach are at least one city block apart. But, after the guest mentioned that they thought there was an access directly behind the home. Back in late August I revised the rental agreement, it is in BOLD print at the beginning of the agreement so it cannot be missed. We certainly do NOT want to mislead anyone.
I hope that I covered all of the items. We truly always are looking to improve our properties. Thank you, Daryl Manager
Fun Oceanfront Cottage - Now HUGE 30% Off End of Summer / Last Minute Deal ! !
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South Ponte Vedra Beach St. Augustine Area


We Didn't Want to Leave!
  • 4 of 5
As soon as I saw the view from the porch I knew that I would never want to leave. We just got back from our weekend at the ArtSea & loved it! Furnishings were beautifully done but nothing compared to the view from the back porch! The ocean in all it's glory, the sound of the waves crashing on the shore outside of our bedroom, who could ask for more? I wish I that I could give the place 5 stars but there were some things that were lacking.
There was a Jacuzzi tub but it didn't work & had been really looking forward to it. The stopper for the drain didn't work either. There were no outside lights for the back so it was difficult to walk the dog when not being able to see. The kitchen lacked some essentials such as plastic wrap, food storage bags & foil. Don't worry there is still plenty of positives to make this the place to go to.
My favorite part was the window seat, of course, it would have been perfect if it had been on the other side facing the ocean but, oh well, can't have everything. I loved that when we got there neither of us turned on the TV for hours; that is very unusual for us. But we had the greatest view in the world. The decorating of the house is just gorgeous, beachy colors and beach-themed touches added to the feeling of being at the beach greatly. Kitchen was very well-appointed with just about everything you could think of! I loved that there were 2 types of coffee makers, a regular one and a Keurig. I was just going to use the regular one but decided to be daring & try the Keurig. I didn't like that someone had left a Kpac in the machine but, oh well!
The bed was so comfortable & the linens and were top-notch. The towels as my husband stated, actually dried you off. The shower off of the master bedroom was fantastic, done with riverstone and so huge that both my husband & I were able to shower at the same time after coming in off of the beach. Speaking of the beach, it was right there! All we had to do was walk next door & they were the steps. There is an outdoor shower but there & the shower. There were 4 knobs in the shower & we couldn't figure which ones belonged to which shower head! As we were getting ready to leave I found a list of directives for the place but they were too late to do me any good. The property was clean, somewhat but I did find a bottle cap that someone had left sitting around. There could be better chairs to take to the beach, ones there were pretty rusty. We will be returning though!
  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank YOU very much for the review! We appreciate you taking time to write your review. You sure had many great comments. We always try for 5 Stars, thanks for letting us know what we needed to do to get there! I am sure that the next time you come to ArtSea Beach Cottage, that we will go from 4 to 5 Stars! Thanks for reporting the Jacuzzi tub problem. The pump is ordered for the Jacuzzi and will be up and running by tomorrow. We also have brand new light fixtures in the back of the home. During "Turtle Season" the lights will be low watt yellow lights, but it will be perfect for walking your dog in the yard. Thank YOU very much for all of the very kind comments! We work very hard to have our homes in perfect condition and service.

We truly appreciate all of your comments and we look forward to you being our guests again very soon! Sincerely, The Vacation Quest Beach Home Rentals Team
Fun Oceanfront Cottage - Now HUGE 30% Off End of Summer / Last Minute Deal ! !
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South Ponte Vedra Beach St. Augustine Area
Albany, OR


  • 4 of 5
We really enjoyed our stay. The condo was great! If I had one thing I would recommend is that you have better directions on how TV's work in the condo. Also, maybe get a splitter to allow the Dish system to work in the master bedroom.

Whenever we go back to that area, we would love to stay at your place again.

Randy & Joanne Camp
  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2012
  • Stayed: Jan 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your input. We would love to have you stay with us again and will address the TV situation TODAY! Please call us anytime you return to Jacksonville area
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Nearest Airport
47.9 Miles
Jacksonville International
Nearest Ferry
29.3 Miles
St John's River Ferry at Mayport, FL
Nearest Train
44.3 Miles
Amtrax at Jacksonville
Nearest Motorway
SR A-1-A is in front of the home
Nearest Beach
Your Back Yard
Nearest Barpub
4.3 Miles
The Reef Bar and Restaurant
Nearest Ski
6 Miles
No Snow in Florida - Water Ski
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
TPC at Sawgrass
Nearest Restaurant
4.4 Miles
Cap's on the Water
Car: necessary

St. Augustine is the oldest city in the U.S. about a 12 minute drive. the main feautre is the national monument, 'Castillo do San Marco'. The locals just call it, 'The Old Fort'. Plenty of history, shopping and restaurants. If you head north, the upscale Ponte Vedra with upscale restaurants, shopping and the most famous 17th Green in professional golf, the TPC at Sawgrass.

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Availability & Rates


South Ponte Vedra Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak - Summer
Jun 2 2014 - Aug 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
Low Season - Fall / Winter
Sep 1 2014 - Mar 12 2015
3 night minimum stay
Mid - Spring
Mar 13 2015 - May 21 2015
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150 + Tax
Pet Fee $100
Damage Protection Fee $105 + Tax
A mimimum of $500 to book a reservation, then 30 Days BEFORE the Arrival Date the entire balance is due and payable. Also, at the 30 Days the arrival date NO Cancelations / No Refunds. IF this is a concern to you, we do offer Travel Insurance.
Tax Rate 15.0%
Notes The 15% Tax Rate Also includes the Processing Fee
HOLIDAYS AND SPECIAL EVENTS ARE PRICED HIGHER THAN OTHER DATES OF SAME SEASON!! MORE minimum number of nights ALSO. The Events include: New Years, TPC at Sawgrass, Easter Week, Memorial Weekend, 4th of July Week, Labor Day Weekend, GA / FL Football Weekend, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Holidays. Please call our office for minimum stays and rates
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South Ponte Vedra Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Living Room ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Garage ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Paper Towels
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking Off Street
  • Free Long Distance
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Local Calls
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Stove ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Grill
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • Stove
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , outdoor shower , Master Bath has LARGE jetted tub & Large Shower Dual Heads
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Also Private Entrance from Bedroom Number 2
  • There is also an outdoor shower by the deck
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Master Bedroom - 1 king
  • Bedroom #1 (Master Bedroom) Great Ocean / Beach Views, French Doors open directly on the deck. New king size bed, ceiling fan, huge HDTV (flat screen) all the premium channels, Great romanic getaway or small family vacation.
  • Television ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • Games for Kids
  • Toys
  • DVR
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Wood Deck
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Yard
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Deck Furniture
  • Porch Furniture
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • 6 beach chairs
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • live theater
  • winery tours
  • zoo
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • gambling casinos
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • photography
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • scenic drives
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • surfing
  • deepsea fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • paragliding
No weddings or wedding receiptions, No large parties, Singles must be 25 year or older, please see the terms and conditions on our website.
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