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An Irresistible Oceanfront Home in Downtown Saint Augustine

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

The Sculptor's House proves that you can have it all! This amazing home on the water's edge looks straight out St. Augustine Inlet to the open sea, where Spanish galleons sailed in search of sanctuary over 450 years ago. You're just one block from the historic Castillo de San Marcos on a peaceful, elegant street, so you can leave your car in the garage and walk to the best cafes, shops and galleries in town. At the end of the day, you'll stroll in the shade of towering oaks and grand Victorian homes to your own private, secluded getaway.

Originally home to St. Augustine's finest sculptor, the Sculptor's House has just been luxuriously renovated with artistry and charm. The three ample bedrooms and one pull-out sofa offer sleeping for eight in One King, One Queen and Two Twin Beds. Three flat screen TVs, hi-speed wireless Internet and an integrated sound system provide entertainment for the whole family. French doors from the master suite open to a private patio with calming views of the ocean, bay and Bridge of Lions.

As you relax on the beautiful terraces, admire the Sculptor's House works of art or lounge in the spacious living areas your cares will simply melt away. "Beautiful restoration, beautiful view, great location."

Keywords: Single Family Home

More Details

Owner
Katherine Abboud & Jeanne Abboud
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 23, 2017

About Katherine Abboud & Jeanne Abboud

The Sculptor's House has been in our family for over 50 years. It was home to our great uncle, Ted Karam, who is one of Saint Augustine's most prestigious sculptors. Our uncle left us his home and we've named the house after him thus, "The Sculptor's House".

We are Jeanne and Katherine Abboud. We are sister's and we co-own The Sculptor's House.

Katherine Abboud & Jeanne Abboud purchased this house in 2005

Why Katherine Abboud & Jeanne Abboud chose St. Augustine Area

Someone once told us that "you don't pick Saint Augustine, it picks you", and they are right! We inherited this fabulous house and renovated it down to the last detail. We were inspired by our Uncle's creativity, and his love for Saint Augustine. This is our family jewel, and we're enjoying creating so many family memories at The Sculptor's House.

What makes this house unique

The Sculptor's House allows our family, friends, and guests to experience Saint Augustine to it's fullest. We are conveniently located on a quiet, peaceful street, yet we are a few minute walk to downtown. We spent 2 years renovating the house so that it has every convenience.

The best part about The Sculptor's House is that you can walk to town, sit on the wrap around terrace and enjoy the breath taking view, walk through the gardens, or pick fresh fruit from our own orchard on the property; complete with grapefruit, oranges, limes, lemons, and cumquats, and avocados.

The Sculptor's House proves that you can have it all - the convenience to town, while enjoying the peaceful tranquility of the water. We truly have the best location and view in the city. This is a real treasure for all who visit.

Amenities

Saint Augustine House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Gatherings of 10 or more people are NOT allowed due to city ordinances. This is strictly enforced. Dogs are allowed upon approval with $150 pet fee.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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(13 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews
5

Terrific!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Sculptor's House for New Year's Eve 2010--it was a beautiful setting. The home is furnished lovely and the views from the family room are stunning.

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2010
  • Stayed: Dec 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We have never been to St. Augustine before so location if the home we picked was very important to us. This location is perfect. Walking distance to the fort and historic district and then just a short drive across the bridge to Vilano beach. We thoroughly enjoyed the house. The back porch/yard view is stunning. The a.c. unit had an issue but it was resolved in a very quick manner on a Sunday (fathers day). Excellent management and a wonderful home. We look forward to coming back sometime soon!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Winter Park
5

Beautiful and Relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

The Sculpture's house is the perfect location if you're looking for quiet yet walking distance from downtown St. Augustine. The house was very clean and has all the amenities mentioned in their descriptions. The kitchen has high end appliances and fully equipped with kitchenware and utensils. The beds and couches were comfortable. The best thing about the house are the clear windows that allow you to view the relaxing coastal water from the living room and bedroom. Our entire stay was very relaxing and hassle free:) I would stay at the Sculpture's House again!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous home to celebrate our 27th Anniversary

  • 5 of 5

Your home is beautiful and has one of the prettiest views available in downtown St. Augustine- the peace filled views of the Bridge of Lions, the intercostal waterway and the ocean was a triple bonus!! We walked to all of our sightseeing,shopping and dining outings since the home is so close to everything in this historical city.. We will certainly be coming back and are so grateful to have spent time in your home.

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jack & April, we're so happy that you enjoyed your stay at The Sculptor's House! It's very special to us and we're thrilled when our guests enjoy it as much as we do. We look forward to having you back again! Thank you, Katherine and Jeanne Abboud
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5

Beautiful home with stunning view

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for sharing "Sculptor's House". Perfect house for a family gathering, large rooms, beautifully appointed and well stocked. The views of the bridges and back patio were breathtaking and the perfect place to watch a sunrise or moonrise. A short walk from downtown shops and restaurants. We can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Suburban St. Louis, MO
5

Perfect Spot for a Rejuvenating Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The "Sculptor's House" was a perfect spot for our weeklong family gathering. The house is gorgeous on its own, augmented by the namesake sculptor's works of art.

The setting is gorgeous, with sunrises over the water and bridge lights by night. The house is an easy walk to good restaurants and many of St. Augustine's major attractions, including the Fountain of Youth, the Nombre de Dios mission and shrine, Flagler College, the "Oldest House," the Spanish Military Hospital Museum, and, of course, Fort Castillo.

Three generations of our family had a wonderful time. I'm not sure about the Fountain of Youth, but a week in the "Sculptor's House" is definitely rejuvenating.

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Jacksonville
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US 1 and 16
Car: recommended

The Sculptor's House is located in the heart of Saint Augustine just steps away from the historic Castillo de San Marco Fort. Located on quiet, secluded, water street, you can leave your car at home and walk to all the shops,cafes, and galleries in town. The Sculptor's House is a travelers paradise offering a beautiful oceanfront experience just steps from downtown Saint Augustine.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $180
Pet Fee $150
Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.