|Minimum Stay||7 nights|
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Completely renovated this year Brand new granite kitchen with stainless steel appliances, new cabinets, new carpets,NEW granite bathrooms.
this two-story, 2,400 square-foot home features floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the ocean. It has a private walkway from the house to the Atlantic ocean. And a seating beach on the walkway allows you to enjoy the sunset while enjoying a glass of wine -- just steps away from the waves.
This three-bedroom/2.5-bath home comfortably sleeps six. Two of the bedrooms are oceanfront. Amenities include linens, towels, beach chairs, and a grill.
Comfortable, and attractively decorated, this home has new carpeting, new appliances, new beds, and brand new windows throughout. Additional features and amenities include an outdoor shower, four TVs, two VCR/DVDs, cable, a washer/dryer, a dishwasher, and central air-conditioning.
The Atlantic Ocean is just 200 yards away -- with a private beach. There are No condos nearby. Sometimes you'll be the only one on the beach!
Seranata Beach Club avail. 1 mile north of home for additional charge.
Right on Ocean, no roads to cross: New floor-to-ceiling windows were installed this season, and directly face the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy daily dolphin sightings as you eat breakfast or relax over a cocktail.
The spacious 18-by-25 foot oceanfront deck allows access from the master bedroom and the living room.
Watch the dolphins play from our deck. Collect shark teeth and shells during the day. Last year we had two turtle nests in front of our home. One family was lucky enough to see it!
The home is situated across from a nature preserve. And the dining area has an open deck that overlooks the Intercoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean. The kitchen also overlooks both the Atlantic Ocean and the Intercoastal.
Two bedrooms overlook the ocean. The master bedroom has a ten-foot sliding glass door providing direct access to the ocean and ocean views.
The master bedroom has a brand new, private, marble bathroom and a huge walk-in closet. Two other bedrooms have new twin beds in each; one of these bedrooms overlooks the oc
Luxury rental: The spacious living room has 25-foot cathedral ceilings and a spiral staircase leading to a loft that overlooks the ocean. Outdoor amenities include a picnic table on the deck for outside dining. A charcoal and electric
grill are also available for your use. Our home is close to many golf courses. Downtown historic St. Augustine is just five minutes away, as is World Golf Village. Disney World is just 90 minutes away. And it's 40 minutes to Daytona and 45 minutes to Jacksonville. We cater to families. Please e-mail for more photos and details.
No pets, no weddings,no parties...
We have vacationed in St. Augustine for the past 7 years and have been looking for the perfect beach house to accommodate our family. After corresponding with the owners, viewing the photos, and reading the reviews, we decided to give "Almost Heaven" a try. In the numerous beach houses and top-rated condos we have booked, this house is by far the BEST. This home far exceeds the listings description. The layout worked perfectly for our family. The master bedroom was huge and allowed my husband and I plenty of room to put our baby girl in a pack-n-play to sleep in there with us. The bed was super comfortable, walk-in closet big, and the bathroom pristine. Having the two downstairs bedrooms was ideal as well. Unlike other homes, these two rooms were sparkling clean, airy, no mildew smells, had ceiling fans, and nice flat screens. Both rooms having two twin beds gave us many options - we decided to put our 3 year old in one room with another family member and in the other room, my mom. The owner thought of every thing - even though there are carpeted, long stairs going to the ground level, there is a mounted gate at the top to prevent any accidents with little ones. And if for some reason, the sleeping arrangements had not worked, the loft off of the living room provided a back up. The entire place was clean, the kitchen was gorgeous and completely updated with every thing we needed to cook at home. It is obvious that the owners love this home and take very good care of it. I had a problem with a blender not working, emailed the owner, and she was quick to respond. She had a back-up blender in the garage - perfect! The garage was a bonus and was stocked with a grill, beach toys, beach equipment, and even more in the storage cabinet on the back porch. We LOVED the deck! It has a picnic table (YAY!), lounge chairs, and built-in seating facing the ocean. We also enjoyed the patio underneath the deck on the ground level. Very breezy and a great place to read. The "garden" area was nice and the private shower to rinse off the sand was appreciated. The short boardwalk was in great condition. When the ocean was near the shore, it was just a couple of feet from the end of the boardwalk! (Thankful for the sitting area and gates at the end.) The beach is very private, no cars, and I found that I prefer the natural beach rather than the beaches south of the city. The view from the house is AMAZING. We HIGHLY recommend this home and plan to return EVERY YEAR!
Almost Heaven is situated right on the beach. Absolutely Perfect!!
The house its self, is very comfortable and has everything you will need need. Its is very spacious, bright and clean. There was hardly anyone on the beach, so it was like having your own private beach.
We saw dolphins and on the last day horses!
A very relaxing week
We will definitely vacation here again.
When we walked into this home it was as though we were touring a home in a Homes and Garden magazine. The beach themed decor throughout the home was beautiful. Every room was spacious and done up differently. As you walked into the living room and the master bedroom ,the views of the ocean were breathtaking.
When they told us to just bring our clothes and food and have fun, they were not kidding. The house had everything you needed. The kitchen was a chefs dream stocked with pans, dishes, and utensils that you would need to prepare meals with. There were enough linens and towels for our family to use.
At night, we would BBQ on the grill they provided and eat out above on the large deck. You are so close to St Augustine to go eat out but no one wanted to leave the house. They even had a shower outside to wash off after a long day at the beach.
Porpoises were seen everyday from the beach and the sun rises in the early morning were awesome.
This vacation was the best yet because of this spectacular home. We had no worries and had everything we needed for our family to enjoy our special time together.
Thank you for sharing your beautiful home with us! We can't wait to come back.
This was our first house rental and it was great! The owners were quick to answer any and all questions we had, and we had a few with this being our first rental. The house was exactly as pictured, and was stocked with everything we needed. We only brought clothes and food. We were there during Memorial Day weekend, which we thought would be busy, but ended up with minimal beach goers around. The rest of the week was very private.
We can't comment on St. Augustine's shopping and tours, as we spent all of our time on the beach. (The waves were awesome)
I would definitely rent this place again. It was very clean and lots of great features.
Almost Heaven was a great place to relax for the week!!!
We frequent the Vilano Beach area on our vacations and this beach house was exactly as described. It is close to the Publix and many local restaurants. It is also a short drive to the heart of downtown St. Augustine.
Many of the reviews were exactly as described. There are many vacation rentals to choose from in this area, however this rental fit our needs. Although there were only two of us, there was room for larger families. Overall we really enjoyed our stay!!
We will be looking forward to returning again in the Fall and renting once again.
Although our family loves St. Augustine, we were a little concerned going there during the spring break - we anticipated big crowds, busy streets, and very populated beaches. This is why Almost Heaven in Vilano Beach was a pleasant surprise. The house is located 5 min drive (20 min walk) from the center of St. Augustine right on a Coastal Hwy, nevertheless it has a feeling of being in a remote and private area. What you see on the pictures is exactly what you get: very open area filed with air and light, great layout, and absolutely amazing view from the windows. The house indeed is located right on the beach and has a private access to it from the deck. The ocean is so close (but on a very safe distance :) that my daughter was stunned when she looked out of the window next morning after arrival (we arrived a previous night in a dark).
There was 5 of us staying in this house, but it could easily accommodate 8 people without being crowded. It was clean, cozy, and equipped with everything that a family or a group of adults and kids need. The kitchen was very well stocked for cooking a very elaborate meal (we even made pies and soufflés). Bedrooms had plenty of storage, bathrooms were sparkling clean without any mold, plumbing problems, laundry room had very good washer and dryer, and there were so many TV sets (with a good choice of programs) in the house that each of us could watch different programs at the same time if we wanted... W didn't - there were plenty of other things to do because beaches, walking trails, Old Town of St Augustine with all its museums shops and restaurants were right there. Also, there is AC in the house so Florida heat would not be a bother even in the summer! The house literally had everything - charcoal grill, beach umbrellas, boogie boards... you name it. If I really have to name something that I didn't like it would be over-decoration with shells... but this , of course, is a matter of one's taste!
The biggest feature for me was the sound of the ocean - that was all we heard aside from the seagull's and wind. You cannot really hear the traffic from the road.
We had a great stay - I would definitely recommend this place to others.
We are 1 miles from downtown St. Augustine on private beach. No roads to cross sometime you will be the only one on beach. Fishing,horseback riding all are available.
Publix grocery store 1/2 mile from home and shopping center
We have beach chairs,towels, 2 bbq grills.
everything you need just bring toothbrush.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
|Cleaning||$150 + Tax|
$1700.00 - $2000.00/week
$2000.00/Weekly (6 Guests) Per extra guest: $100.00.
Comment: Eight-guest maximum.
$2000.00/Weekly (6 Guests) Per extra guest: $100.00.
Comment: Eight-guest maximum.
We accept PAYPAL BUT YOU PAY THE EXTRA FEE charged by paypal.
We rent Saturday to Saturday only.
No Partial days or weekends no pro-rata. Please don't ask.
NO PETS,NO SMOKING. NO WEDDINGS