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Cheryl Johnson

Member since: 2002
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Speaks: english

Come enjoy the SUN & FUN!! 400 steps and YOUR toes are in the White Soft Sand!!

118 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

St. Augustine Area Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Ocean Village Club winner of the 2014 Community of the year!!

Ocean Village Club R17 400 STEPS to OCEAN!

View our calendar and OVER 100 'FIVE STAR' reviews from our guest.

NO Stairs to climb with all your beach stuff. Parking right at your door!!

When you contact us you will be working with the owner of one unit and will be treated as a guest, with courtesy, respect, and integrity. You will not be just ‘a customer’ of an agency. We are hands on owners and will attend to your every need.

Make your reservation today so you don't miss out!!

BOOK EARLY FOR THE DATES YOU WANT!!

Reserve now for a relaxing, refreshing week or two in this beautiful beach condo.

Celebrate an anniversary, birthday, retirement or any other occasion. CELEBRATE LIFE!!

YOU WILL LOVE IT HERE!!

You will make wonderful memories and want to return again.

R17 is a totally updated unit with 'in unit' wireless connection, private, for your computer. Free long distance to Mexico and Canada

If you cannot get away for an entire week consider treating yourself to a three nights stay; you deserve it!!!

Come to a fresh, clean, unit and call it home for a week or two!

Ocean Village Club is located on the white, sandy shores of St. Augustine Beach, on the Atlantic Ocean, in St. Augustine, along well-known Highway A1A. The beach is just steps away from your patio door; we have two pools just steps away. New tennis courts are next to the heated pool. We even provided tennis balls.

The R Building is one of the last five buildings built in this complex (completed approximately 1999-2000). This also makes it one of the newer oceanfront buildings along this area of the beach.

Our ('R') building is one of the four 'oceanfront' buildings in Ocean Village Club. You are only 400 steps away from the ocean.

Tennis courts, shuffleboard, horseshoes (equipment provided) and an active clubhouse are available. Clubhouse has three computer stations and printing is available. Clubhouse is equipped for your wireless laptop/other devices both inside and outside on the decks. Professional exercise equipment is in an adjacent room, renovated Oct 2012, extra equipment and wall mount TV. The Clubhouse has several new outdoor seating areas for your pleasure and a large screen TV in the upstairs lounge.

Beautiful New picnic pavilion Great for family gatherings

Both pools provide wireless wifi!!

When you are not at the beach or pool you will find wonderful St. Augustine, the oldest city in the nation, just 5 miles north of your kitchen door. Named in Forbes magazine as one of the 'ten prettiest towns in America'. National Geographic selected the city as one of the ten best places in the WORLD to see 'holiday lights' between November and January.

Come to rest, relax and refresh yourself at the ocean or pools or partake of the huge array of near-by attractions.

At this location you have it all, and the choice is yours, the solitude and beauty of the beach, waves and blue skies or the social opportunities that are everywhere--it is up to you!

World-class golf courses, the World Golf Village and many famous golf tournaments await you. Orlando/Disney attractions are 1.5 hours south as is the Kennedy Space Center. Daytona Beach, famous on its own, and the Daytona 500 race track is only 30 minutes away. Jacksonville, with all of its cultural events is less than an hour north.

St. Augustine City has enough offerings to intrigue you for several weeks; the famous Castillo De San Marcos Fort, St. George Street and all of its shops and open air restaurants, The Alligator Farm, The Fountain of Youth, Ghost Tours (a must!!) Horse Drawn Carriage Rides, San Sebastian Winery and many, many more. Going the other direction from your condo door you can find almost 300 discount premium outlet shops in two convenient malls.

So, whatever your choice, solitude or social, R-17 is the perfect place to call home.

We are very much 'hands on' owners; constantly striving to make our unit the very best in every way.

Private housekeeper that insures you have an EXCEPTIONALLY clean unit.

We supply sand chairs, sand toys, boogie boards, coolers AND BIG beach towels! All the hard to pack things!!

This is a ground floor unit, largest interior size available and has handicapped parking immediately outside the door. No stairs to climb.

This unit also boasts a SOUTHERN EXPOSURE, so you can enjoy the sun all day long while sitting on our comfortable patio furniture.

Take your laptop out to the patio table with your morning cup of coffee; listen to the sounds of the ocean!!

Be sure to read our MANY positive guest comments.

Minimum age to rent 35

Keywords: Beach Condominium, Ocean Front, Ocean, Beach, Golf, St. Augustine, History

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Cheryl Johnson (Owner)
Member since: 2002
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Cheryl Johnson

We are from Charleston South Carolina and currently live in Valdosta GA. We LOVE to be at the beach every chance we get!!

Cheryl Johnson purchased this condo in 2002

Why Cheryl Johnson chose St. Augustine Area

We spend our family vacations in St. Augustine and one day hope to RETIRE there.

OVC was voted "Best on the Beach" Well maintained complex. Gated community

What makes this condo unique

Ocean Village Club winner of the 2014 Community of the year!!

We enjoy being only 400 steps to the ocean’s edge!!!

We enjoy the best of both worlds; the beach VERY close to our unit and the historic charming St. Augustine only a 8-10 minutes drive away.

Our MOST favorite thing is RELAXING on the beach getting our required daily supply of vitamin D!!

We enjoy making our condo the very best it can be for your use as a second home. We love making new friends and welcoming them back year after year.

In short, we love it all!!

Reviews

5
based on 118 traveler reviews

Come enjoy the SUN & FUN!! 400 steps and YOUR toes are in the White Soft Sand!!
average rating of 4.9915257 based on 118 reviews
5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Condo is spotlessly clean, close to beach, quiet community, and everything we could possibly have wanted was provided!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay. We are so pleased that you were happy with your choice to stay with us and found everything meticulously clean. That is very important to us. Thanks
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Clarkston, Mi
5

Gem of a condo, great location, and top notch owner from which to rent!!

  • 5 of 5

I used to list our family beach condo on VRBO as an owner and am now a renter through the same web site; so I've sat on both sides of the fence.

I've used VRBO to rent a couple large homes and a few condos. I will only rent from owners, not managment companies nor brokers. No one cares for their propety better than a private owner. I found this to be exceptionally true for this unit.

We were two adults and two teens staying during Michigan's school spring break. Found the condo to be in perfect working order, excellently maintained. There was no item we needed that wasn't provided in the fully, fully stocked unit. I do not want to repeat all the praises from all the other reviewers, but I was so very pleased by the grade of amenities she provided, her responsiveness and how clean the unit is.

We visited the old city of St. Augustine a few times and enjoyed much pool and beach time. The teens love Crucial Coffee place In St. Augustine for bubble tea and their lush outside garden. The adults rate the three best restaurants as The Sunset Grille near the condo, Haszard's at the Beach and Harrys in St Augustine was our all time favorite (dined there at least 3 times). At condo, the girls (teens) enjoyed being able to be on the ground floor and walk out into the courtyard to head to one of the pools. They even used the unheated pool. Loved the comfort of the master bedroom bed. Plenty of extra linens were on hand.

The complex grounds are well maintained, landscaped nicely and everything we encountered from entrance to/from complex, the showers at the pool, showers at the entrance to the beach and the gate to beach to be working well. It's a nice complement to a well maintained unit when the entire complex reflects the same.

Cheryl is very responsive and provides anything extra needed, like um, how to find the complex when I went too far and needed to phone her on our arrival. She was so kind when I needed to phone her AGAIN while having trouble getting to the secure key to unlock the unit. She was then again gracious when I had to contact her to ask if the cleaner had found any of the items which were reported to not have made the return trip back with us.

Not sure where we will go next year for spring break, but will stay in her unit again if in St. Augustine.......if it's not booked. :)

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to review your stay. We try VERY hard to anticipate and provide everything that our guest might need while staying with us. Having a nice place to stay is a very important part to a great vacation! Thanks
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5

Delighted by the detail

  • 5 of 5

With the plethora of online reviews, for an accommodation to be clean is the expected. So the little extra items is what distinguishes this property from others. For example the well stocked kitchen cabinets with pictures of the contents makes it easy to put away dishes, glasses etc. And the electric wine chiller is an appliance that you would not expect.

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very impressive

  • 5 of 5

When looking for an accommodation we read the reviews on this condo.The condo reflected all the positive comments plus we were impressed with the electric wine chiller: first time we have encountered this appliance and a very nice touch.

  • Submitted: Mar 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We try very hard to make our guest feel like they are home away from home.
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Urbana, Illinois
5

Perfect Vacation Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't have asked for a better place to stay during our vacation in St. Augustine! Cheryl was easy to communicate with and had everything laid out for us when we got there. The condo is just a few miles from downtown and a short stroll to the beach. Everything was well organized, super clean, and nicely decorated. The king size bed was extremely comfortable and the master bathroom has a nice large walk-in shower. There is a also a very nice large screen TV in the living room and a smaller one in the master bedroom. Cheryl has done a fantastic job of providing everything we needed, plus parking was just outside the door. In addition to walking around historic downtown St. Augustine, we enjoyed visiting the lighthouse, the old fort, and the Lightner Museum. Our favorite restaurant is Harry's Seafood, Bar, and Grille. We also enjoyed eating at the Columbia Restaurant and the Conch House. I highly recommend this condo and I hope to be able to stay there again next time. Thank you, Cheryl, for sharing your wonderful place with us!

  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your recognition and your kind words. We really appreciate you taking the time to let us know how we are doing. There is nothing more important to us than making our guest happy with their choice of staying with us. Can't wait to have you stay with us again!!
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5

Outstanding experience!

  • 5 of 5

We could not brag enough about how much we enjoyed our stay at this condo! You will not find a cleaner and better furnished condo anywhere. The personal touch management style of Cheryl Johnson, the owner, is superb. Cheryl provides great written instructions working with you from beginning to end so there are no surprises. We enjoyed the short walk to the beach everyday. I promise you that if we head this way again, we will stay here!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your recognition and kind words. It makes us very happy to know our dedication to personal service is appreciated and makes an impact. It is very important to us to make our guest happy with their choice to stay with us. Thanks again Cheryl
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Map

Marineland
World Famous Oasis Restaurant
Sunset Grille
Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Jacksonville 60min Daytona 30min Orlando 90min
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
MANY! Walking Distance or short drive
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
MANY!! Over 100 courses in area
Nearest Train
45 Miles
Jacksonville
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
MANY!! Walking Distance or short drive
Car: recommended

HISTORIC ST. AUGUSTINE

The oldest city in our nation is just 5 miles north of your kitchen door. National Geographic lists St Augustine as one of top 20 places to visit in 2013

**Segways are available to rent for the BEACH !!

**25 plus ghost tours, walking, trolley, boat

**Flagler College

**Trolley rides in historic district. 15 minute pick ups at each station. Most basic pass is good for three consecutive days (and you may need that much time)

**Two outlet malls 20 minutes away

**Horse drawn carriage rides

**All the historical forts in area, some are free

**Famous State Parks

**Abundant history for every age

**Golf course every where and for every level

**Restaurants for every taste and every budget. Several are directly across the street (A1A)

**Deep sea charters

**Schooner sailing (very reasonable) day & evening

**Cars permitted on this area of beach

**Para sailing

**Friday Art Walks-free

**Wed & Sat Farmers Markets within 5 miles, free

**St Augustine Amphitheater, 4 miles

**Bike Trails Everywhere plus the Beach

**Dolphins: Marineland park, a tourist destination since 1938, reopened as Marineland Dolphin Adventure in 2006. An affiliate of the Georgia Aquarium, the park offers guests the chance to touch, feed, swim and communicate with dolphins. Interactive programs starts at $29, but visitors can watch for general admission of $9.95 adults, $5.95 for age 12 and younger. (marineland.net)

**Lighthouse: The St. Augustine Lighthouse and Museum offers self-guided audio tours of the grounds and the interior of the lighthouse, built in the 1870s. It's 219 steps to the top. (staugustinelighthouse.org)

**Matanzas River: Take a ferry across this body of water to the Fort Matanzas National Monument, the centerpiece of a 300-acre park that's also home to sea turtles, indigo snakes, ospreys and pelicans. (nps.gov/foma)

**Wine: Tours of the San Sebastian Winery's 18,000-square-foot production operation include wine tastings. The winery occupies the space once known as business magnate Henry Flagler's East Coast Railway Building. (sansebastianwinery.com)

**Zoological park: The St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park has showcased alligators, crocodiles and native birds since the late 19th century. Recent additions include Crocodile Crossing, a zip-line ride with an aerial view of the attraction. (alligatorfarm.com)

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Rates & Availability

St. Augustine Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
SUMMER $1000/WK
May 14 2016 - Aug 19 2016
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
 
FALL
Aug 20 2016 - Dec 9 2016
3 night minimum stay
$125
$750
 
 
Winter
Dec 10 2016 - Feb 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$150
$875
 
 
Spring
Feb 25 2017 - Apr 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
 
LATE SPRING 750/wk
Apr 15 2017 - May 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
$125
$750
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$125
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 10.5%

Security deposit $250.00 due at booking. Cleaning fee $120.00 if more than 2 guest. Total payment is due 30 days prior to arrival date. Must be at least 35 years of age to rent.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

St. Augustine Area Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1120 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , marble shower with safety bars
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Both bathrooms have been recently updated and are spacious. Master bath has spa like shower. Luxurious towels
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , New pillowtop mattress, flat screen TV, in-suite bathroom
    Bedroom 2 Guest Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Flat screen TV, portacrib available
  • King size bed (1) NEW Pillowtop Mattress, Queen size Beds (1) Sofa Bed, Upgraded mattress, Twin Beds (2) upgraded mattresses, Baby Cribs (1) Grayco Portable Crib
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Totally updated unit!! Extra large shower in master bath redone in beautiful marble. Spa like feel. Quality furnishings. We have a personal housekeeper so the unit is extra clean!! Just bring yourself and your clothes!!

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