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2/2 DELUXE Ocean Front Condo at Amelia Surf and Racquet Club

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 27 nights

Overview


Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 27 nights

Description

Fernandina Beach Condo Rental Photos and Description

Terrace level 2/2 deluxe condo, sleeps 6

Welcome to beautiful Amelia Island! Only 45 minutes from Jacksonville. This is a deluxe two bedroom/two bath unit on the 1st floor. Both bedrooms are oceanfront with private covered patios that lead out to a lawn. We are situated between the two recently updated swimming pools. A boardwalk floats over the dunes and leads to the beautiful beach. No hassle getting to the beach or pools with elevators or stairs, just walk around the corner from the patio! A NEW picture window in living room offers a gorgeous view when you step into the condo!

Both bedrooms have comfortable firm mattresses with allergy and dust mite covers and private on suite bathrooms with tub/shower combos. The guest room has twin beds. The master has a king. Carpet is in the guest room, the rest of the condo is tile. Ceiling fans are in all rooms. We have a packnplay, just bring your baby's sheets. All other linens are included.

Both bedrooms, as well as the living room, open out onto private patios on the ground level with beautiful views of the ocean. Perfect for dining or lounging. Children will love playing on the thick green grass while you are planning your next adventure.

Amelia Surf and Racquet Club is located on Summer Beach. It is a gated community with 4 lighted clay tennis courts and two newly renovated pools. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Spa resort is located a short walk from our property.

Wonderful restaurants and quaint shops make the historic town of Fernandina Beach a great place for dining and shopping. Fort Clinch, Cumberland Island, and St. Mary are nearby and offer tours. If you play golf or tennis, you will have many venues to choose from. We have a tennis pro on site that is available for lessons or to help you schedule a match. This is a great tennis team get away location.

All Surf and Racquet condos are individually owned and maintained. As such, each owner is responsible for his or her unit's decor and cleanliness. We take pride in maintaining the highest standards in both areas. Something will have been added each time you return for another stay.

This condo is totally updated.. The kitchen has granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, a dishwasher, and a front loading washer and dryer. A weber grill is available for your use on the lawn( one of the advantages to being on the ground floor.) Wifi, local and long distance, and hd/ cable is included.

This is not just a rental property, it is our place to vacation also. .Our hope is that you will want to come back year after year. Please read our reviews, we have several returning guests .

Enjoy this wonderful vacation home anytime of the year!

TO OUR VALUED QUESTS: VRBO now charges a "service fee" for all bookings made through the "book it" function on this website. This fee is between 4 and 10% of the rental fee. You can avoid this fee by making a booking request directly to us via email. To do so simply click "send email" to owner and send your inquiry. Thank you.

key words: Condominium, amelia surf and racquet club, tennis, wifi, beachfront, deluxe, ground floor, 1st floor

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
Rick and Julie Dreger
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 29, 2016
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About Rick and Julie Dreger

Rick and Julie Dreger- Roswell , GA

Rick and Julie Dreger purchased this condo in 2008

Why Rick and Julie Dreger chose Northeast Florida

We looked at several properties on the beach and this was the one that we loved immediately. Great location and great floor plan. Such a nice complex with wonderful tennis courts and beautiful beach. Well maintained.

What makes this condo unique

Being on the first floor makes going to the beach and pool easy and convenient. No elevators or stairs to manage or long walks from the parking lot.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This was our first year on Amelia Island, we enjoyed it very much and we hought the couch was very comfortable. We enjoyed being able to walk to the beach and the pool right outside our door.! Your place was perfect for kids and we all loved it!
Aug 2014
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(31 traveler reviews)

2/2 DELUXE Ocean Front Condo at Amelia Surf and Racquet Club
average rating of 4.806452 based on 47 reviews
4

Very nice, great for a family

  • 4 of 5

We stayed with our family of 4 (2 boys, 4 and 1). Very nice place that was quite convenient...especially being on the first floor. Appreciate the usage of the beach chairs and a few toys that came with the place. A couple pieces of advice to renters: the place has a Keurig coffee maker only; and the only food/ cooking supplies provided are salt and pepper. Keep that in mind if you do a grocery run before you show up! All in all a great experience and we would definitely come back. Thanks to the owners for opening up your space and providing such a nice environment for us.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

One of our best beach condo stays through VRBO!

  • 5 of 5

I wanted to express my extreme satisfaction with our family’s visit in your condo.

Rental Process - I was contacted promptly for a last minute rental and the process of booking the condo was relatively easy with clear instructions of how to arrive.

Condo - The property was maintained very well from the beach to the parking lot. Inside the condo clean, organized, tastefully decorated, relaxing, and the closest condo to the beach and both pools in the complex. Favorite thing about the condo, off the master bedroom patio you walk through your own private narrow path between hedges and tall grass that “no one” can see right onto the sidewalk that leads you to the pool or beach walkway with 2 showers stations. Being able to return from the beach via the patio on the ground floor verses weaving back through the front of the condo and stairs was a huge convenience and only takes 2 minutes. Towels dry quickly, sandals kicked off, and kids seashells stayed on the patio verses bringing them inside.

Kids Room - They had their own TV so, they could watch kid movies/shows from the twin beds. Theme décor was beach w/ pink flamingo sheets (I had to purchase and located sheets at TARGET FYI - Brand “Pillowfort”) made with material which felt like parachute soft and cool to the touch.

Condo View - Most inside condo views are obstructed by patio furniture while inside but, in this condo you can see the beach, walkway and grassy area through the window and the 2 separate patios are off to the side outside the bedrooms. Before my visit, I saw 1 comment made by another renter seeing salt from the ocean on the windows which is clearly unavoidable with direct beach access but, I honestly didn't see the issue or big deal. The Atlantic ocean view is bright & sunny so, they have window sheers to allow you to appreciate the view with the morning sun.

I am very particular and I would highly recommend this condo to my family and friends and hope to return soon

Places – Cumberland Island, US State Park. We took the Land and Legacy Tour which was expensive but, well worth the cost if you want to see ALL the historical stops, ruins and complete mansion tour. Our guide knew the complete history of the island, families that lived and still remain on the island today. READ Trip Advisor before going for full details.

Omni Hotel, Nature Center w/fees (kids made sharks necklaces and 1 hour paddle board marsh guided tour. Fort - tour, biking, beach allow 1 full day

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Karen, sounds like y'all had a wonderful last minute vacation! We're so happy that you enjoyed our place and hope that you'll come back again. We love the convenience of being on the ground floor also! We are having a new living room window installed in November so the ocean views will be more amazing. Thank you for taking time to write such a nice review. Julie and Rick
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5

Wonderful week

  • 5 of 5

This condo is a wonderful choice when staying in Amelia Island. The canopied drive leading to entrance is beautiful and opens up to well kept and nice, relaxed complex. Unit b107 itself is warm and inviting, thoughtfully furnished, and stocked but not cramped with just the right extras - beach towels, chairs, toys, as well as books, board games, extra blankets and pillows. The unit itself is just off the pool and steps from boardwalk to beach but tucked just enough out of the way to afford some privacy. The owner was immediately available by phone when I had a question and was eager to help. We would stay here again and recommend without reservation.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sally, we hope you return again soon. Julie and Rick
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Great location, collection of small issues with unit

  • 3 of 5

A lot to like here, but also a handful of annoyances that the owners could easily address. First the good:

Location is fantastic. Right on the beach, between (but not in front of) two nice pools. The layout of the unit is very nice - both bedrooms have oven views, as does the kitchen/living space. And for those with young kids and worried about balconies, it's pretty awesome to have a 1st floor unit while still having an ocean view. It was easy to deal with the owners in getting the keys, checking in, paying.

Now for the annoyances:

More than one of the doors did not have working locks. Given this is a 1st floor unit, that's unforgivable. The windows were filthy, affected our views. Several light bulbs didn't work, there were empty bottles of detergent and almost no bath soap left for us, decor could use a refresher.

As you can tell, these "issues" can all be fixed, and we still had a great time. I'd recommend it, just hope that some of these thing can be addressed soon. Thanks.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: After eight years of exclusive four and five (mostly five) star reviews this was an eye opener. We will/have looked into each of these items. We do feel compelled, however, to address some of the comments. The only lock we are aware of which malfunctions on occasion is the handle lock on one of the living room sliding doors. For this reason this door also comes equipped with a deadbolt at the top of the door. Perhaps this guest didn't see the deadbolt. This is our fault for not pointing it out to him. We will make sure future guests are made aware of this. We have looked into the "filthy" window issue. This was a shock as we insist our cleaning staff clean the windows after each guest leaves. Our cleaning staff has assured us they do so. We encourage our guests in the future to contact us immediately if find the windows to be dirty. While this reviewer wasn't specific (we have followed up with him) what he may be referring to is the lime deposit which effects the exterior of the windows. As we are a ground floor unit we are exposed to the nightly sprinkler system which leaves lime deposits on our windows . This cannot be removed during a normal cleaning. Instead we have these treated twice a year. It appears its time for another treatment. Not sure how to comment on the "dated" furnishing comment. All the furniture in the unit (except the china cabinet and the tv stand in the master bedroom) is less than four years old. The unit was repainted in 2015. The light bulb issue is unacceptable. We have reminded our cleaning staff to check each bulb during a cleaning. Once again we ask our guests to let us know if this not the case upon their arrival. We also keep extra bulbs in the hall storage closet if the bulbs go out during their stay. As to the small soap, we provide one small new bar of soap for the bathroom sink and bathtub in each bathroom. We believe this is standard for the area. We appreciate the review and hope to do better in the future.
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5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our getaway here. We have two small children and the grassy area in front of this condo worked really well! We will be back next year.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and great condo

  • 4 of 5

This was a very clean and well decorated unit. The layout is great in that both bedrooms have views and access to the outdoor space. The proximity to the ocean was great. Only downside to the view was that the windows were foggy and unable to clean then but this was minor issue. Owner was extremely responsive to questions I had before and during the stay. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Jacksonville
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Car: necessary

If you love tennis , you will love playing on the 4 lighted, clay Tennis Courts, Lessons Available.

Ritz Carlton Resort short walk away offers dining and beach activities, nice outdoor bar/lunch

Rates & Availability

Fernandina Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall 2016
Nov 2 2016 - Dec 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,250
$2,500
 
 
January
Jan 1 2017 - Jan 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
$1,250
$2,250
 
 
February
Feb 1 2017 - Feb 28 2017
27 night minimum stay
$2,500
 
 
Early Spring
Mar 1 2017 - Mar 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
$3,200
 
 
Concourse
Mar 9 2017 - Mar 13 2017
5 night minimum stay
$1,500
Flat fee
 
 
Spring break 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,700
Flat fee
 
 
Spring 2017
Apr 8 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,500
 
 
Summer 2017
May 27 2017 - Aug 12 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$250
 

Additional information about rental rates

cc fee $50
Cleaning Service $120
Tax Rate 11.0%

Credit Card hold in lieu of damage deposit.

TO OUR VALUED QUESTS: VRBO now charges a "service fee" for all bookings made through the "book it" function on this website. This fee is between 4 and 10% of the rental fee. You can avoid this fee by making a booking request directly to us via email. To do so simply click "send message" to owner and send your inquiry.
The credit card fee is waived if you prefer to pay by check, however, if you would like to book with your credit card,
a 3.5% fee is added to your transaction , we will process your charge through our business account.

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Amenities

Fernandina Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (1) mattress, Twin or Single Beds (1) mattresses, queen size pottery barn sleeper sofa
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Covered Patios Off Each Bedroom Offering Beautiful Views and Easy Access to Pools and Beach. Weber Grill Available for Barbeques, Beautiful Grass Lawn Off Patios Between You and Beach, Stainless Steel Appliances, Front Loading Washer/Dryer in Unit, Spanish Tile Floors, Ceiling Fans in All Rooms, Remodeled Bathrooms.

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