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Bright, Spacious 3 BR Oceanfront House / Garage/10 Reasons Why

12 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Minimum Stay
3 - 5 nights


Fernandina Beach House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)

Ten Reasons Why You Would Choose Our House:

1. Modern High-ceiling house, not the typical old out-dated rental house with new siding.

2. Popular area of the beach. Easy walk to Dairy Queen, Shoney's, Sliders, Cedar River Seafood and beach stores.

3. Owner-occupied part of the year and we keep our house current.

4. Garage to protect your cars from the salt environment. Important!

5. Beach chairs, floats and barbeque provided.

6. New washer, dryer, refrigerator and dishwasher. New granite countertops in kitchen and 10 ft breakfast bar; new queen memory foam mattress in 2nd bedroom(hypoallergenic) and new AC.

7. Cable TV, DVD, CD Player and wifi included.

8. Private walkway to beach.

9. Wide beach, even at high tide.

10.Here are some of the wonderful comments from very happy renters at our house - many of them are repeat renters:

"your home was very comfortable and the location is great."

"You have a great house. Nicely decorated. Simple and clean."

"The home was wonderful."

"It was great having the beach in the back yard."

"The house was cozy, bright and just right for our needs."

"The house is kept in good working order."

"Excellent furnishings and layout of the home."

"Felt like home the minute we set foot through the door."

"What an amazing island and beach home this is."

"The house was a perfect fit for two couples. Very convenient."

"We had a great time in your gorgeous beach house."

This is a no-pet house. We like pets, but not at the beach. Until dogs get used to the sand, they are confused and prefer to go on the carpet. We prefer that your children be able to safely play and crawl on the carpets.

So why look anywhere else? This is the perfect family house for a comfortable, relaxing vacation. The property managers live just 5 minutes' away and are always available should there be any problem - no matter how small.

Amelia Island is a wonderful destination, whether you are looking for a family vacation or a romantic long weekend. Miles of unspoiled beaches to walk on, the lovely historic downtown area of Fernandina Beach with it's unique stores and yummy restaurants. There is definitely something for everyone, and once you stay here one time, you will always return.

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  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Rhona Walsh
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, german
Calendar last updated:
September 2, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the manager

Great time was had by all!

Dawg fan Mableton, GA

Date Submitted: June 18, 2008 Date of Stay: June 2007

Our stay was excellent. The house is actually nicer than the pictures. The house is definitely bright and airy. Nice beach chairs were provided to take to the beach. The deck has very comfortable furniture. Would definitely recommend this to any of my friends
Jun 2008
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Bright, Spacious 3 BR Oceanfront House / Garage/10 Reasons Why
average rating of 4.5 based on 13 reviews

wish we had stayed longer

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I stayed at this great oceanfront beach home for two weeks in February. The house had everything that you would want for a stay at this perfect, laid back resort on the northern Florida coast. Even though we went out to eat every night, we did have lunch at the house and the kitchen was well supplied with your every need. The fact that there were three bedrooms allowed us to spread out even though there were just two of us. The

private walkway to the beach was just perfect for the morning walks on the beach and the view from the deck was fantastic. We wish we had made arrangements to stay longer and we hope to do that in the future. We want to thank the owners for offering their beautiful home to us and we hope to return soon.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your kind review - and we wish you had stayed longer too! So we will look forward to seeing you back in the near future!
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Another great beach reunion

  • 5 of 5

My three sisters and I returned to this house for our sibling reunion. House is perfect for such a get together. Beach and weather were amazing!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Well kept and charming

  • 5 of 5

As soon as we arrived we were delighted that the living spaces and furnishing were even better than the pictures showed. The beachfront is beautiful with small dunes bearing native sea oats, opening to a wide beach accessible by the convenient boardwalk. The property was well maintained with everything in good working order and very clean. The property had many conveniences such as a spacious usable garage, small pantry/storage alcove with washer and dryer, outdoor shower/garden hose at the foot of boardwalk to beach, grill (which we enjoyed using) and ample kitchen utensils (including a whisk we used to make Hollandaise sauce!). This worked out great for my kids with ample room for their friends to come visit. I look forward to booking again next year.

Jeff C

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jeff Thank you so much for your very positive review. We are always thrilled when guests take time to post a review and even happier to read that you had a wonderful vacation and hope to return next year. Maybe I will get invited to taste the Hollandaise!! And just FYI - we offer 10% discount to returning renters. Rhona/Premier Beach Rentals
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Needs work

  • 3 of 5

We found this house to be disappointing, especially given the rental fee. To put it simply, the property gave the impression of being maintained only just enough to keep it on the market. But then again it is right on the beach.

The exterior deck is showing signs of neglect, as is the walkway to the beach and, indeed, the steps up to the main house. For example, the deck railings are severely twisted and badly weathered. The same can be said of the walkway to the beach and the steps to the main living area. These areas, the deck, the walkway, and the main steps are definitely a ready-made recipe for splinters.

One area that the owners should consider changing is a way to get to the beach walkway from the deck. At present, you have to leave the main house (via the stairs) to return to the ground level then circle the house to get to the walkway. This is a challenge for anyone with mobility issues.

On the plus side, the property is clean, pleasant and well-supplied.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ralph WE are so sorry that the exterior of the house did not meet your expectations. The salt air and wet environment of the beach are not kind to exposed wooden structures. The deck surface was replaced, with stainless steel screws less than two years ago. The rails, although twisted in some cases, the steps and walkway are structurally sound. It is not clear that Trex or a similar product can withstand the environment any better. There is a sand walkway around the neighbor’s house, open to the public, if that is preferable. We are glad that you enjoyed the interior of the house - hopefully the most important area and hope that you return to the island again. Rhona/Premier Beach Rentals
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Lexington, SC

Good family vacation home.

  • 5 of 5

My family enjoyed our week here in July. It is a lovely home and in a good location. The home had everything we needed and I loved the open layout. We have 3 year old twins, and a 2 year old and the house was very toddler friendly. Although we did not use it except for storage, the garage was a nice bonus. The homeowners have several beach items such as chairs and toys that are located in the garage. The wi-fi was good and fast enough to watch Netflix which is always nice to have. The master bed slept nice and the in-laws didn't complain about the other queen bedroom. The only complaint my wife and mother-in-law had was a lack of place to store food. Most of the cabinets contained dishes or other kitchen needs, so we had to rearrange things to make more room to store food.

The deck offers a great view of the ocean and is a nice place to relax in the mornings and evenings. The deck floor has recently been replaced. I noticed in the guestbook it said that they may add a staircase off of the deck leading to the beach walkway. That would be a great addition if it happens. The walkway to the beach has a little age, but not dangerous by any means. It doesn't have a lot of stairs, which is nice when having to lug a lot of beach equipment.

Rhona, the property manager, was a pleasure to work with throughout the process and was always fast in her replies. We had an issue with the dishwasher not working right because of a mistake in the hookup of the new garbage disposal and her team was able to fix it in a timely manner.

The house had everything we needed. We chose to bring our own linens. I brought my tea pot to make tea, but it even had one of those. The only bedroom that has a tv is the master, so that may be in an issue for some people.

Overall I would highly recommend this property and hopefully will be able to rent the house again next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your long and detailed review - we so appreciate that. We know that when choosing a rental property good reviews are so important. I enjoyed meeting you and your lovely family and hope that you come back to visit with us and stay with us again. Rhona/Premier Beach Rentals
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Springfield, MO

Perfect for family get together

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for our sister reunion. It was very clean and well-maintained. Lots of chairs and beach items in the garage. The kitchen was outfitted very well. Gorgeous view from the deck which had plenty of comfortable seating. Beach was beautiful, very nice not to have cars allowed on this section of the beach in front of the house. Would recommend for week getaway, near to everything.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Jacksonville, Florida
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Mayport ferry
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Car: recommended

Looking for sharks teeth, spending time on beautiful Cumberland Island


Rates & Availability

Fernandina Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oct 1 2016 - Nov 18 2016
3 night minimum stay
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 26 2016
5 night minimum stay
Late Fall
Nov 27 2016 - Dec 16 2016
3 night minimum stay
Christmas/New Year
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 1 2017
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $100
Tax Rate 11.0%

$100 Cleaning fee;10% Discount to returning renters (Not monthly)
Linens and towels are not included but can be rented.
$250 any time cancellation penalty; if you cancel within 30 days of arrival then you forfeit all money paid unless we are successful in rerenting your dates and if we are able to do that, then only the cancellation penalty of $250.00 applies.

50% is due at time of signing lease - full balance including taxes, cleaning fee and $350 refundable security deposit is due 30 days prior to arrival.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Fernandina Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Oceanfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Area
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 single beds in 3rd bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) oversized fold out chair in living room
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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