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Diane Hopkins

Member since: 2003
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Speaks: english

Oceanfront Right on the Water No Dunes to Cross Best Locati

17 Reviews
Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Overview

Northeast Florida House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 14)

Direct, oceanfront home with large deck that has breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean to enjoy the beautiful sunrise. Only steps away from the sand! Lots of houses state they are oceanfront; they are oceanfront, just far far away from the water. We custom built our house on this lot because this is as close to the water on this island as you can get. No boardwalk nor street to cross you can literally hear the ocean from the bedroom and see the dolphins swim by you are so close. The interior is tastefully decorated with beach decor to make your stay perfect. 4 bedroom, 3 baths. Great room has leather recliners for relaxing and dining area has large table that seats 10 and the island bar seats five. Large space under the house for a picnic and grilling. There is an outdoor shower (with warm water) to rinse off the sand from the beach! New ceramic tile and carpet, just redecorated, black granite counter tops. Just purchased all new Simmons Heavenly Westin Mattresses/box springs for all beds.

Beds include two full, four queens, and one king, all large beds no twins. The rocking chairs are delightful to just sit and rock feeling the ocean breeze. The sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean is just beautiful if you are a early riser. After lunch the porch get a shade

over it and Grandparents just love this to sit and rock watching the "Grands" play on the beach never having to leave the porch it is that close. Please read all the reviews you will find our house very accommodating with all the amenities. Great room has vaulted ceiling with lots of large windows to capture all of the beautiful panoramic ocean view of God's creation. The master bedroom has it own private balcony when you are laying in the bed looking out it is like being on a cruise ship seeing nothing but the dynamic Atlantic Ocean.

It is 20 minutes from Jacksonville, Florida International Airport. It is located three miles from the Ritz Carlton. Enjoy activities on the island including fishing, horseback riding, beautiful golf courses, and shopping downtown in historic Fernandina.

Wonderful restaurants abound the island. Great fun downtown for the entire family. Horse drawn buggy tours, trolley tours, river cruise, chartered fishing, Fresh seafood at the docks right off the shrimp boats. Saturday morning there is a great fresh market.

Great shopping all over island with unique stores and sovereign shops.

NO SMOKING. NO PETS.

Please visit our website for detailed information.

Keywords: House THREE STORY - lots of parking

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Diane Hopkins (Owner)
Member since: 2003
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Speaks: english

About Diane Hopkins

My husband's great grandfather built a house direct oceanfront in the 1920's this island has made lots of GREAT FAMILY memories for generations now, the house is still there. We are carrying on the tradition making great memories with our children this is a great beach relaxing and very enjoyable.

Why Diane Hopkins chose Northeast Florida

This area has the most beautiful beaches in North Fla. and is only 30 minutes from a major airport. It is a quite island abound with resturants and shopping. We custom built our home,

it is very close to the water, no dunes to cross, step off onto the sand about 30 yards

from the water. The large paved driveway provides lots of parking for vehicles and even your boat!

What makes this house unique

We have always enjoyed surf fishing or going out in the boat. My son enjoys surfing.

Waking up to a beautiful sunrise over the Atlantic having coffee overlooking the ocean is

a great way to start my morning. We are exactly one mile from main beach a great daily walk.

This is a very quite area great for sitting my chair in the edge of the water reading.

This is next to heaven! Dining on the front porch for breakfast or dinner is my favorite eating spot. Large area for Low country boil downstairs in the breezeway area is great.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Hopkins Family:

Thank you for opening your house to us. We had a fantastic week of swimming, relaxing, surfing, beachcombing, eating and enjoying the unbelievable views from your beach house. Fernandina Beach, Fl

is one of our absolute favorite beach destinations in the world and we can't wait to plan our next trip.

Thank you for everything. The Edsley Family
Jul 2009
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Reviews

5
based on 17 traveler reviews

Oceanfront Right on the Water No Dunes to Cross Best Locati
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
Coral Springs,Fl
5

My happy place

  • 5 of 5

This July 2016 will be our 5th stay in this beautiful home. We use it as a family reunion as our kids and grandkids live in multiple states. Have had a perfect vacation everytime!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind remarks.. So glad you make this your Happy Place each summer. Hope you make more great memories with your family this summer. Thanks for staying with us at HOP INN II. It is always a pleasure having you and your family. Diane
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Wake Forest NC
5

Family Fun

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent a very nice week at Hop Inn. Our whole Experience for our first time in Fernandina Beach was wonderful. The home accommodated us well with our family of 5 adults and 3 toddlers. I would recommend this home to anyone. Thank you for sharing your home with us Diane

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Celebrating Our 40th Anniversary With Family

  • 5 of 5

This was a dream come true for our family. We had an absolute blast. When we arrived, the house was immaculate and was the perfect setting for three grown sons, a daughter in law, one very adorable 1year old grandson, and two very proud grandparents. We loved the easy access to the beach, the walks to the pier each morning, the amazing time on the deck in the evenings, and the easy drive to downtown and the Jacksonville airport. Thank you so much for being so clear on what was expected of us and for being so easy to deal with. We hope to have the opportunity to create more memories in the future in your beach house. Thank you so much.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at HOP INN II and I am so glad you and your family enjoyed your stay. You picked a perfect week with the moon being full, that is priceless glowing over the Atlantic Ocean. I am so glad you found everything perfect for you stay. Thanks for your compliments hope you will return again. Diane
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Northampton, MA
5

relaxing family vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

Our family totally enjoyed our stay at this comfortable and tasteful beach house. The location was perfect; the sunrises magnificent. We enjoyed the beach, Clinch State Park, downtown Fernandina Beach, and mostly just relaxing at the house. Lots of comfortable space for all of us. Thanks to Diane and Marvin, who welcomed us when we arrived and immediately made us feel at home.

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best girls vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect property at which to celebrate my "big" birthday! 11 of my girlfriends and I spent a week here this July - and everything was perfect! The house is beautiful, the beach is just steps away from the outdoor hot-water shower, and the pictures of the house do not do it justice. 12 women sharing a house is not always easy, but the spacious layout and numerous bathrooms made it do we weren't ever crowded. The kitchen (unlike many weekly rentals) was VERY well outfitted, and there was seating around the table for all 12 of us. What I liked the most? The large common area, large ocean facing outside deck, outdoor hot shower, breezeway at ground level, the closeness of the ocean (no big dune to cross) and the location - right between sliders and sandy bottoms! Thank you so much Diane and Marv - we will be back next year (fingers crossed).

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Barb: Thank you very much for all your comments. I am so glad God Blessed you to have your "BIG" birthday at our house. So glad the "WEST COAST GIRLS" like Our "EAST COAST GIRLS" beach. I know this was a great celebration for you and your friends and glad you enjoyed our house. It was such a pleasure meeting you, wish I could have stayed and enjoyed all your activities you planned for your week. You should have your own business of "A VACATION PLANNER!" You had it planned perfect. Thanks for taking care of our house look forward to you returning. The Hopkins Family- Marvin, Diane, Hart and Mart
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Commerce, Georgia
5

Beach Fun for the Whole Family

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed in this lovely beach home the week of June 14-21. We loved it. It is RIGHT on the beach, and the beach was beautiful, clean, and uncrowded. The home itself was just right for us, beautifully decorated and well stocked with everything we needed in the kitchen and bathrooms. There were games and books and even beach chairs for our use. The weather was perfect, and the area was so much fun. We visited the historic part of Fernandina, as well as Fort Clinch while we were there; also there were wonderful restaurants for dining and nearby grocery stores for shopping to cook at the house. Diane, the owner, was great to work with, and we hope to return SOON!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying at HOP INN II. I am so glad you had a wonderful time and got to see the island as well. So glad our house was perfect for you and your family. I do hope you will return again. "GO DAWGS" The Hopkins Family (Diane)
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Car: recommended

Tour beautiful Cumberland Island by boat, a trip you will never forget, beautiful wild horses.

Enjoy the historical downtown area with unique shops, great dining for lunch and dinner. On

Sat. morning a great fresh market area. The famous homemade fudge shop. Unique toy store.

Great dining by the docks facing the smoothing water. Fresh caught local seafood market. Great for a low country shrimp boil. At the main docks you can buy fresh seafood right off the shrimp boats daily. You must visit the fresh market on Saturday mornings. Fresh vegetables straight from the farmers, homemade breads and cinnamon rolls, fresh pasta, etc.

Visit the oldest saloon in Florida (Palace Saloon). Plenty of night life in the downtown area. Kayaking is a great experience and it available for you to get a guided tour or on your own. You can rent the kayaks at two different locations. My family and I did this and it was so much fun.

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Rates & Availability

Amelia Island House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Apr 30 2016 - Sep 10 2016
7 night minimum stay
$3,850
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$525
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $150
Tax Rate 11.0%

I WILL RENT MIN. 3 nights $525.00 Holidays rate are the same as summer!
call for pricing if you are interest in 3 nights off season only
The summer rate is $3850.00 plus 11 % tax and $150.00 cleaning
The winter, Spring and Fall rate are less. Call for pricing for monthly rates.
Summer rates are FIRM! No discounting. Call if you have specific questions about certain dates and rates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Northeast Florida House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • King size beds (1) Master Bedroom has king, Queen size Beds (4) Four queens, Double Beds (2) two double, Child Beds (1) pack and play for the baby, Baby Cribs (1) PACK AND PLAY
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Beach chairs, sand toys, lounge chairs, a great breezeway underneath the house a cooking out area with a Webber grill. This area is covered, a great place to sit and read while you enjoy the ocean. There is always a great breeze in this area. My husband's favorite reading spot. My favorite spot to sit and rock enjoying the ocean breeze. This is a favorite area for all of our guests!

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