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The Fig Tree - A Great Place to Gather!

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Space 2,350 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

6 bedroom, 6 bath 1 block to the beach!

The Fig Tree Inn was previously run as a Bed and Breakfast; however, we now offer it as a whole house vacation rental. We have retained the B&B feel and charm so every bedroom, 6 of them, has a theme and your own bathroom, yes that's 6, and the common areas beg for gatherings or relaxing together. The Inn is great for your family getaway, girls weekend, golf retreat or any other reason you may need to get away. The first floor has 2 bedrooms. The Seaside room with a King size bed and walk-in shower and the Nautical Room with a Queen size bed and tub/shower combo. The living area, dining porch and kitchen are also on the first floor. The second floor, accessed through an outside entrance, has 4 bedrooms. The Coral Reef and Pelican rooms with King size beds and shower/tub combos, the Sand Dollar room with a King size bed and jacuzzi tub and finally the Palm room with 2 double beds and a shower/tub combo. Each bedroom has a TV for relaxing after a long day of fun. The kitchen is fully equipped and has a deluxe 6 burner/double oven gas stove. There is ample parking and lots of outside areas to enjoy the beach breeze or walk the block to feel the sand between your toes. The Inn is located within walking distance to shops, restaurants, the Pier and great nightlife spots. Take a look and picture yourself in this relaxing setting in beautiful Jacksonville Beach.

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More Details

Owner
Lori Watson
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

About Lori Watson

Native to Jacksonville with a few years off for good behavior, we feel Jacksonville is the best place to live or at least vacation! We turned "The Little Beach House" into a vacation rental in 2012 and found such a need, we decided to try our hand at a Bed and Breakfast. We have had so many people express the desire to enjoy the Inn for large gatherings that we decided to offer the Inn as a whole house vacation rental. We have updated all the common areas and made it a very welcoming and relaxing environment.

Lori Watson purchased this house in 2013

Why Lori Watson chose Florida

The Fig Tree Inn is a very comfortable old Florida Beach Cottage with all the updated amenities of home. You can enjoy the front porch for feeling the beach breezes or any of the other outside areas for group entertainment. You're only 1 block to the beach and within walking distance to many of the local restaurants should you want a little break from cooking! If you are visiting during any of the festivals, those are only 4 blocks away and you are always just a short walk to the cool shops in the area and local nightlife spots. We have ample parking; however, once you arrive you can keep the car parked if you prefer not to drive!

What makes this house unique

You will feel at home the minute you walk in the front door! The character and charm of this 1915 Cedar Shake Shingle Beach house is shown in every detail. You will also have plenty of bedrooms for a large family vacation or to share with friends for a fun getaway. Check us out. You'll be glad you found one of Jacksonville Beach's best keep secrets!

Amenities

Beaches House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Sand Dollar - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Large with double sink and jetted tub
    Pelican - toilet , combination tub/shower , Traditional
    Palm - toilet , combination tub/shower , Claw Foot Tub
    Coral Reef - toilet , combination tub/shower , Old Fashioned skirted tub
    Seaside - toilet , shower , Walk-in shower
    Nautical - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Sand Dollar Room - 1 king , Upstairs
    Coral Reef Room - 1 queen , Upstairs
    Pelican Room - 1 king , Upstairs
    Palm Room - 2 double , Upstairs
    Seaside Room - 1 king , Downstairs
    Nautical Room - 1 queen , Downstairs
  • Equipped with TV in each bedroom. Each has it's own dedicated bath.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • pier fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
No longer run as a Bed & Breakfast, so take advantage of this unique opportunity with 6 bedrooms and 6 baths!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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The Fig Tree - A Great Place to Gather!
average rating of 4.821429 based on 28 reviews
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Nice place to house a big group!

  • 4 of 5

Love the charm of the old beach house. It would have been nice to know the road in front of the house was under construction. Cleaning service could do a better job. Otherwise, no complaints.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great space for our long weekend celebrating birthdays with family and friends!

  • 5 of 5

All bedrooms had privacy and own bathrooms. Kitchen was well equipped and stove was large enough for preparing meals for 12 easily. Outdoor seating galore and plenty of parking. The only negative comment (and this is not a big deal-just our preference) was there was only limited indoor seating for eating. Would love to return and will recommend to others looking for a large home to accommodate a group of family and friends.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic B&B-like house

  • 5 of 5

We highly recommend Fig Tree for a big group. With 6 bedrooms, each with a bath, it was perfect for our large group. It's a former B&B with a large kitchen and patio area where a dozen adults could dine together easily. Nice location just a block from the beach. The owner was great and we hope to return.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great for family and friends. Walking distance to beach, stores, and restaurants.

  • 5 of 5

Great kitchen and bedrooms. Lots of personality.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The Fig Trees was beautiful and exactly what we needed for our stay in Jacksonville!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Lori for being a great host! We loved our stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We rented the Fig Tree Inn for some of our family to stay in for our wedding. It was more than perfect! Our New York family is already talking about coming down for a weekend next Winter to escape the snow and enjoy the Florida sun! We used it as a central "hub" for hanging out (we had sooo many out of town guests). We also used their Fig Room for a fun "after rehearsal dinner party" and the next morning the girls got ready there and OH.MY.GOSH it was so beautifully perfect! I would highly recommend this venue and additional event space for family vacations and wedding weekends. You literally can't make a better choice! Just so completely perfect!

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Jacksonville International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
Several
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Mayport Ferry
Nearest Golf
0.05 Miles
several
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
SR 90
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Several
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles
Jacksonville Beach - 1 block
Car: not necessary

We are settled in the residential area of South Jacksonville Beach with all the activities of Jacksonville Beach within a short 4 block walk. We are 1 block from the beach so you can enjoy early morning sunrises right out your front door. Walk to the beach, many local restaurants, fun eclectic shops, the Jacksonville Pier, festivals or many local nightlife spots.

You are a very short drive from Mayo, TPC Sawgrass or the international airport. We are also only 45 minutes from St. Augustine.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaing Fee $300
Pet Fee $150
Tax Rate 13.0%

WEEKLY check in day Monday - Friday. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. $660 nightly rate - 3 day minimum applies. Discounted weekly rates. $500 non-refundable deposit due to confirm reservation. Balance due upon arrival if paying by check. If paying by credit card, balance must be paid 14 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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