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Jan Barry

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english

Luxury Condominium Next Door to the Ritz Carlton with free wi-fi

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Fernandina Beach Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Ocean Place is located on beautiful Amelia Island which boasts some of the most beautiful beaches and golf courses in Florida. Ocean Place at Summer Beach is one of the most beautiful properties on the island and is located in the exclusive gated community of Summer Beach Resort right next door to the world-renowned Ritz Carlton Amelia Island hotel and Spa. At the Ritz, you may enjoy fine dining, spa treatments, tennis, golf and shopping.

This beautiful two bedroom two bath 5th floor condominium is located directly on the beach and provides spectacular views and incredible sun rises. This condominium was recently renovated which included new paint, furniture, art work, (3) 46' flatscreen HDTVs, new ceiling fans, bathroom fixtures, lamps, carpet, appliances, plush bedding, etc. Our condo truly does feel like a second home rather than 'rental condo', because we want our guest to feel like they are at home. Sleep with the doors open and listen to the crashing waves and see the moon from your bed. Then arise in the morning to the most beautiful sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean. You can sit out on the deck, and while having your morning coffee, watch the dolphins and sea gulls having their morning breakfast behind the shrimp boats.

Downtown in Fernandina, you will find the oldest seaport in the U.S. which has a rich heritage and has been under eight different flags. My family loves to stroll around downtown, especially at night among the lighted trees and visit the quaint shops and wonderful restaurants. Especially fun also, is a horse and buggy ride tour of historic Fernandina. Additionally, there are jet ski, parasails, and inland/offshore fishing charters available for hire. A short ferry ride can take you to beautiful Cumberland Island, the only national sea shore on the East Coast.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Jan Barry (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english

About Jan Barry

My husband's family has been vacationing on Amelia Island for about 40 years. After we got married and had children we began bringing our own family here on vacation. My children never wanted to go anywhere else. For several years we spent the entire month of July here. Our family's most treasured memories are of this Island. We decided that we wanted to own our own little piece of Heaven on Amelia Island, so we began looking around and finally settled on Ocean Place. We now have three grown boys, ages 25, 23, and 20 and they still love going to Amelia Island to vacation, even after all of these years. There really is something for all ages to enjoy. We hope that you will love our home away from home as much as we do and we look forward to sharing it with you.

Jan Barry purchased this condo in 1998

Why Jan Barry chose Northeast Florida

We absolutely loved the location next to the Ritz because we have three boys, who all love to golf and the golf course is located right next door. We love the bike/walking paths located throughout Summer Beach where our children like to ride their bikes and skateboards. There is always someone available for the children to play with, however, the beaches are not crowded at all.

What makes this condo unique

Our unit is located on the fifth floor in the middle of the building which offers complete unobstructed views of the ocean in all directions for as far as the eye can see. There are two pools at Ocean Place to enjoy so you don't feel as though you have to fight for a spot at the pool. The condominium community is gated which gives us peace of mind about our security. We have free WI-FI service so you can connect to the outside world IF YOU CHOOSE TO, three 46' HDTV televisions with cable and DVR service, with 300 channels included, and free long distance phone service to anywhere in the USA and Canada.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Once again, our month-long stay at the Barry's Ocean Place beach home was an exceptionally pleasant experience. This was the second time we've spent a winter vacation here, and everything was just perfect, as we expected it would be. Jan has provided everything her guests could possibly need in making this a comfortable and cozy place. It feels like a home away from home. The view from the balcony is spectacular, and the weather allowed for many relaxing hours enjoying watching the surf roll in -- as well as quite a few surfers riding the waves. We are definitely planning another return visit, hopefully next December-January.
Dec 2012
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Exceptional! 5/5 -
(100 traveler reviews)
Luxury Condominium Next Door to the Ritz Carlton with free wi-fi
average rating of 4.98 based on 133 reviews
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Wonderful vacation destination!

  • 4 of 5

We absolutely loved our trip to Amelia Island. This condo's views are spectacular. Jan was great to work with throughout the process and made us feel at home. There are a few small things with the condo that need fixing but overall we had a great experience and will visit again. Thank you Jan!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amelia is awesome! Thanks Barry family!

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolute blast at Amelia!! The Barry family.... Thank you SOOOO much for sharing with us! We are grateful and appreciate your hard work in keeping your condo very pristine for your guests!! Y'all are the bomb diggity!! The Williams family from NE GA!!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a great review! We loved having you as guests and hope you'll come back again very soon! You made me laugh! You're the bomb.com! Jan
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Fabulous condo!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful condo--beautifully decorated, luxurious bedding, well-stocked ( except for a large stock pot needed for Low-country Boil 😊) and fabulous views. We enjoyed dinner out on the balcony several nights.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jody. I'm so glad that you had a good time! I'm sorry that you didn't find the stock pot. I have a huge stockpot and large ladle for low country boil in the cabinet over the stove. Please call us again, we loved having you as guests!
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We were "hooked" and we'll "sea" you again!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for the sweet hospitality shown to us, we felt as if we were staying at a friend's condo instead of a rental! All the attention to detail from the information packet sent to our home to the thoughtful extras made our trip enjoyable and comfortable. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Amy, thank you so much for your kind review! We are glad you were "hooked"! We loved having you as guests and will look forward to "seaing" you again as well! Thank you for choosing our condo for your special vacation!!!
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Very relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for sharing your condo with my family. We really enjoyed our time at the beach. The condo was very nice and clean. I would recommend this condo if anyone is looking for a relaxing get away.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Marilyn, we loved having you as a guest and will look forward to your next visit. Thank you for your kind review! Jan
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The best on Amelia Island

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to Fernandina for several years and have rented quite a few condos and this is the best, hands down. This year was our third year to rent this condo. It is beautifully decorated, comfortable and convenient to the beach, restaurants and stores. The other two big pluses are that is is immaculately clean and Jan is a jewel. Jan is easy to work with and gives you her cell phone number and her cleaning person's name and number in case of any problems, which we have never had. The beach is right there and being on the fifth floor, you have a wonderful panoramic view of the beach. The bed is very comfortable as are the chairs and sofa in the living room. The kitchen has everything you would need. We would not consider staying anywhere else.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the very kind review. We always love having your family as guests and look forward to your return next year. We are so happy that you had a nice time. Thank you again!!!
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Historic Fernandina
Espana Restaurant & Tapas
"One of our most favorite restaurants."
Amelia Island Market Place
"So much fun to stroll through the market on Saturdays."
Fort Clinch State Park
"Fun place to ride bikes and discover the Fort. Served under 8 flags. "
Fort Clinch State Park
"History buffs, young boys and girls"
The Ritz Carlton Cafe 4750
The Golf Club at Amelia Island
Brett's Waterway Cafe Incorporated
Harris Teeter
Amelia River Golf Club
Bar Zin
The Ritz-Carlton
Arte Pizza
Fantastic Fudge
Amelia River Cruises & Charters
T-Rays Burger Station
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Jacksonville International Airport
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Jacksonville International Airport - 30 miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport - 1 mile
Nearest Point of Interest
Nassau Ferry - 30 miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Amtrak Train 30 miles
Nearest Point of Interest
I-95 - 13 miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest beach - 100 yards
Car: recommended

Annual 'Concourse d Elegance' antique car show (March), Shrimp Boat Festival (1st weekend in May), Fort Clinch State Park, Historic lighthouse tours, Museum on Amelia Island History

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Rates & Availability

Fernandina Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
May 15 2016 - Sep 10 2016
7 night minimum stay
$2,100
 
 
Low season
Sep 11 2016 - Mar 11 2017
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,750
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$300
$2,100
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
House Keeping Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rates are $250-$300 per night. High season rates apply to holidays. $400/night for Ga./Fla. weekend and Concourse De Elegance Car show weekend.

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Amenities

Fernandina Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) Very luscious linens, 600 thread count sheets and pillow cases, brand new plush mattress, very nice comforter, Twin or Single Beds (2) Plush mattress topper on each bed, designer comforters and sheets. , Sleeper sofa or Futons (1) Very comfortable, can awake from here to view the sunset over the ocean. Also, a blow up Aero bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Golf Clubs
  • Patio
  • Raft
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • 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
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Walking path from Ocean Place to the Ritz where you can enjoy dining, spa services, shopping,etc.

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