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Great Location - Cozy Home

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Outdoor Grill
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet
  • children welcome


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This charming, turn-of-the-century home is located in the historic district of St. Augustine. It is three blocks from Flagler College and three blocks to St. George Street. It is situated between the intra coastal waterway and Matanzas Bay. Anastasia Island and St. Augustine Beach are less than 10 miles away. There are other beaches close by: Vilano, Ponte Vedra. World Golf Village is also about a 10-mile drive, with eight golf courses. Shopping is plentiful. There are numerous boutiques, with unique items. Two outlet malls are located directly off of I-95, nine miles from the house, with many designer stores.

There are many sites to take in and things to do in town: museums, tours, carriage rides, walks along the bay are but a few. Restaurants are plentiful.

House is cozy. The master bedroom and kids' room each have flat screen TVs with DVD players. Private back yard, fenced.

Come enjoy the 'Oldest City.'


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More Details

Candy Thomas
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 29, 2016

About Candy Thomas

I grew up in Jacksonville, Florida, north of St. Augustine. SA always seemed like a magical place to me then and I loved going there for the beaches and sightseeing. I moved to Atlanta to attend school and build a career. SA became the part of Florida I always returned. It is my favorite place to spend time, and I look forward to making SA Florida my residence in the future. I was right, as a child: St. Augustine is magical!

Candy Thomas purchased this house in 2003

Why Candy Thomas chose St. Augustine

This home has been a favorite of mine for 20 years. I had the opportunity to purchase it in 2004 and could not resist. The location is perfect for a visit to St. Augustine. It is located in the historic district, but just a block or two from the traffic area. The drive over to the beach is a breeze... It is beautiful. It is comfortable and homey. I always hate to leave.

What makes this house unique

I often park my car and not use it for days. It is convenient to everything. The beauty of the huge oak trees still blows me away. The sound of the church bells from Memorial Presbyterian, two blocks away, is a delight. I love early evening strolls through downtown. It is as if you have escaped to another centuray. The architecture is stunning.


Downtown Historic District House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1.5
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
This is a turn-of-the-century home 1900 c. It is located in the downtown area of St. Augustine's historic district. Front porch facing street. Lined with Live Oaks and Spanish Moss.


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Great Location - Cozy Home
average rating of 4.571429 based on 14 reviews

Charming Home

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough good things about this home; from the beautiful yard, the spacious rooms to the tree lined street. Because it is so close to everything in town we walked everywhere. Quite, peaceful and relaxing - just a great place to de stress. Candy, thanks so much for everything.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Holland Patent NY

Great house

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay.Candy is just a call away.We have been coming for past 3 years.Can walk to many places.Lots of room and quiet street..See you next year. Eleanor

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Eleanor, for your review. You and your family are wonderful guests. Looking forward to your return visit in 2015! Candy
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Cairo, Georgia

Home Away From Home

  • 5 of 5

Our family was so comfortable in this home. We had plently of home for all 6 of us! Loved the backyard.

Enjoyed the short walk to downtown and short drive to the beach! Highly recommend to families!!

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Karen, I am so glad you and your family enjoyed your stay. I hope you will visit again. Thank you, Candy
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Evanston, IL

St Augustine home

  • 2 of 5

Last year we gave a 5 star review to this property; this year our stay was much different--difficulty with the alarm system that had no instructions (we're glad the police/fire didn't show up0, electrical outlet problems, light broken over sink, poorly functioning faucet in kitchen, and the worst--a leaking DampRid bag in the closet that ruined a pair of my shoes which I still have not received compensation for from the owner. This property has a great location and is on a quiet street, but it is old and does need updating. We are sorry our experience was less than optimal, but got no satisfaction from the owner when we contacted her within a few days of arriving for our month-long stay regarding problems.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bad reviews are hard to hear, but often very helpful. The electrical problem mentioned was a GFCI switch, once reset, the socket and light over the sink worked. The sink in the kitchen was making a noise because of minerals from the water clogging the faucet head. That has been cleaned out and the noise is gone. The alarm was not hooked up so I was very surprised it went off, but found a way to disarm if that happens again. A code to disarm is now in the information packet for the house. The DampRid bag in the closet, I was unable to make leak. I strive to respond to my guests when they call or e-mail. I am happy that many of my guests are return guests, and strive to keep it that way.
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Awesome Location!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with my fiancee and our puppy. Candy was very easy to work with and very accomodating. The property is beautiful and the pictures don't do the house justice. Cute older interior and very clean. Great backyard too. You really can't beat the location. Downtown St. Augustine is just a few blocks away. We hope that some of our family can stay here when we get married in St Augustine next January!

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Daniel, thank you for your great review. And mostly, congratulations on your upcoming wedding in St. Augustine. It shows that you love the town, and I think it is the best and most romantic place for a wedding. Best wishes to you and your fiance, and, of course, your puppy.
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Great location and value!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here 9/13-16/12 for a girls' weekend. We rarely used our car, it was so convenient to downtown. We had plenty of room for the four of us and as long as we timed our showers, we were fine. There were plenty of other areas to get ready. The large bedroom has a huge dresser with a large mirror that we would use, too. The air conditioning worked great, but the controls were a bit hidden in the dining room. We kept adjusting the wrong one and wondered why it didn't get cool, lol. We should have called Candy. We did have a problem with the Internet, but Candy did find us a fix. She was very responsive to our needs. All the tvs were very nice and had DVD players in them. We rented from redbox and enjoyed them in the very comfortable living room. The kitchen is very well stocked. Overall, this is a great value in a great location. It isn't all modern and fancy, but it is very clean and comfortable. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Thank you, Candy!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your great review. I hope you all will come back again for your girls' weekend! Candy
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Jacksonville International Airport
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Car: recommended

If you love history, this is the place for you. In the middle of Spanish and British settlement. Shopping, dining, minutes from activities for the children. This place is special and unique. Be ready to enjoy!


Rates & Availability

Downtown Historic District House Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $125
Tax Rate 10.0%

This house has off street parking, which is a great advantage in the Historic District. The driveway is along side the house, and stops at the gate to the back yard. Please be mindful that this driveway is narrow. It was originally used for horse and carriage. There is a pipe that sticks out from the house near the gate. Please watch for this so that you don't hit it with your car.

Payment can be made by check or through PayPal. A 3 % fee will be added to total to cover the PayPal charge. Deposits are non-refundable. If you must cancel your reservation, we will work with you on another reservation date. Balance is due on or before 30 days prior to check in.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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