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PRIVATE Owner Pool Home, Exclusive S. Crescent Beach, SAINT AUGUSTINE

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5).

ELEGANT CASUAL three bedroom, two bath "BEACHY" home with unobstructed ocean and intracoastal views. Couples, elders, small families, special friends. *NEW 4 NIGHT MINIMUM SUMMER* rate for those who can't take a full week off. FLEXIBLE CHANGE OVER DAY. Please note that quote includes sales tax, cleaning fee, and service fee. No hidden charges.

Gopher Turtle nests and Beach wildlife everywhere. Pelicans. Gulls. Gorgeous. Walk to Matanzas National Park in 10 minutes. Sidewalk all the way to Hwy. 206. AMAZING! Take a look at the arial map and compare to ANY other house available ANYWHERE!

* Private pool *NO DIVING*

* Original artwork, pottery

* Completely furnished with linens

* Four color TVs including flat screens, etc., DVD player, satellite

* Hi-speed internet with Wi-Fi

* Two car garage

* Very private

* Private walkway to ocean

* Many decks

Just beautiful!

Keywords: Panoramic Views, Ocean to Intracoastal, Top of the Dune!

More Details

Property Manager
JG McDaniel
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 20, 2018

About JG McDaniel

My home in South Crescent Beach, St. Augustine is unique in every way and has hosted writers, artists, educators, and visitors from many countries. Designers from Mattel spent 10 days at Turtle Dunes going to the Daytona 500 by day, and designing toy cars at night. One of the designers left a Mattel coffee mug that has been in the house for 20 years. There is nothing ordinary about 'Turtle Dunes'. A very special, restful, and completely unique home.

JG McDaniel purchased this house in 1991

Why JG McDaniel chose Crescent Beach

Love at first sight. Great energy. You will see. Folks have to return. Can't help themselves. Take a look at visitor comments.

What makes this house unique

Hard to explain and the house just has good energy. A very unique location among N. Florida's most prestigious and elaborate ocean front homes.


Crescent Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 12
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • No Diving Pool. NO LIFEGUARD. No parties. Registered Guests Only. NO SMOKING.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Twin sleeper chair in Study. Owner prefers maximum of 4.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , Lovely study with comfortable chairs, books, WIFI, printer
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
  • Large master with private deck!
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Gorgeous antiques, original NC pottery, lovely artwork. Very tasteful and impeccably maintained.


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(11 traveler reviews)

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PRIVATE Owner Pool Home, Exclusive S. Crescent Beach, SAINT AUGUSTINE
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews

Home away from home.

  • 5 of 5

This house is a hidden gem on the beach. The house is furnished comfortably with everything you need. Beds are very comfy too. TVs with cable in very room and the kitchen has everything you need. When we arrived the house was spotless clean. The owner is pleasant and goes over and above to ensure your comfort. It is steps away from a private beach. We had some wildlife around the house. A turtle’s nest (which on occasion the little guy popped out his head) a bunny was also hopping around in the brush.

There is also a lovely pool on the property but the water was to chilly to swim. But it sure was inviting!!!

The town of St Augustine is a 20 minute, easy drive away. We went on several ghost tours and sightseeing tours. Some restaurants worth mentioning are Mango Mango, Harry’s and Meehan’s.

Even though we ate out, the House was so comfortable we would have been fine never leaving it.

We plan on returning next year and probably many times after that.

Thank you for sharing this little gem with us!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lovely visitors. Perfect houseguests. I am so fortunate and grateful. Come back soon and often.
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The house was beautiful and the weather cooperated

  • 5 of 5

The house was spotless but I had a pool and it was right on the ocean. Some of the area around was a little beat up due to the storm but our owner took care of his property and we had a great time

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely Getaway with Best Beach!!

  • 5 of 5

The overall home lay out is excellent with a well equipped kitchen & lots of spacious flow throughout. It was perfect for 2 adults & 2 teenagers; the pool with an outdoor shower is an added bonus. Centrally located - we pleasantly discovered that it is midway between St. Augustine & Palm Coast both less than 12 miles away. The 3rd bedroom/office is a delightful getaway during inclement weather or just wanting some alone time. Would definitely consider staying here again! The homeowner/manager provided an exemplary resource for booking & home details before, during & after our stay. Thank you, James!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Jewel of a find!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely LOVED our stay! Very well maintained and comfortable indoors, lovely ocean view deck to enjoy your morning coffee or an evening cocktail, perfect size pool for relaxing and a direct path to the beach! A short drive into town and close to many restaurants. We loved seeing The tortoises walking around! We are in love with this little jewel of a find and are already planning our next visit!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't have asked for a better vacation. We rarely left the house b/c it had everything we wanted. Got an Uber downtown one day, which wasn't too expensive. Nothing bad to say. I recommend this property.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very kind and lovely guests. Working directly with guests seems to be a much more satisfying way to ensure a happy time for all. Please check rental company ratings BEFORE you use their services. My thanks to this guest!
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Just what I wanted!

  • 5 of 5

Close to beach with spectacular views of ocean and intercoastal. Great home, loved outside heated shower and private drive. Miss it already.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Nearest Train
70 Miles
Auto-Train Amtrak
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Southbeach Grill
Nearest Beach
Car: necessary

10 minutes to downtown St. Aug. About an hour, fifteen minutes from Disney. 5 minutes from Marineland, first aquarium in FL.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Pet Fee $200
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $400

Couples and Honeymoon Special. Ask owner.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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