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WaterColors - Luxurious- 5 BR, 4 BA- Elevator-Game Rm-Huge Deck-Great Views-More

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 3,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

5 bedrooms plus sleeper sofa;porta crib; 4 full baths; sleeps 13 + baby

WaterColors is a gorgeous, direct ocean front home with spectacular views. The main living area is on the 2nd floor. The living-dining-cooking areas are all open to each other, to the oceanside deck, and the views beyond. The living room is spacious & comfortable and has a 55' flat screen LCD HD TV and blue ray player. The dining area has seating for 8; in the kitchen is a breakfast area with additional seating for 4. The kitchen is wonderful: granite counters, quality wood cabinets, stainless appliances, gas stove top, and storage galore. We have a side by side refrigerator with water and ice on the door, and we have an extra refrigerator/freezer in the garage.

On the main level are two master suites, both with king beds, baths, and ocean views. In the primary master we have a large desk with work space, and high speed wireless Internet. The master bath is very spacious, with a double vanity, deep soaking tub, separate shower and enclosed toilet room. The other master has a smaller bath with shower, single vanity and lockable door to the outside, also serving as a "beach bath".

On the lower level are three bedrooms, a game room with large flat screen TV, laundry room, covered porch and two full baths. One bath is designed to be wheelchair friendly with a 3 foot opening into the room and also into the shower. The other bath has a double vanity and separate tub/shower and toilet room. One bedroom has a queen bed, one has two twins, and the bunk room sleeps three. The game room contains a double sleeper sofa. All have TV/DVDs. We also have a fenced 'dog yard' with artificial turf.

WaterColors is direct ocean front, right on the beach, with views from all major rooms. It is a luxury property designed for renters who expect the best. It is spacious, lovely and spotless. We have amenities such as an elevator, many televisions, DVD players, stereo, games, and books. Our deck is huge with lots of seating and lounging areas. Part of the deck is covered and part is open. We have a private walkover to the beach with a built in bench near the end. The beach is wide, quiet and car free.

We have a double garage and additional parking for three cars. With five bedrooms and a sleeper in the game room, we can accommodate up to 13 guests plus babies in cribs. We have lots of baby items: a portable crib, high chair, booster chairs, stair gates, monitors, and more.

The bedrooms are all decorated nicely with quality furniture, great linens, down blankets and pillows and everything to make you comfortable and happy.

You will love this beautiful oceanfront home!

Amenities:: All kitchen appliances, toaster(2), toaster oven, dishwasher, microwave, regular oven, gas cook top, side by side refrigerator-freezer, garage refrigerator, blender, mixer, coffee maker (2), many dishes, flatware, cooking supplies, lots of storage, deck access from kitchen living area and two master suites, televisions (7), VCRs and DVD players, stereos, gas grill, wet bar, top quality linens, laundry room with two sets of commercial grade equipment, high speed Internet access, game room, elevator, beach toys, chairs, umbrellas, outside beach shower, child-safe deck and dune walkover, parking for 4-5 cars, lower level covered porch, main level wrap around deck with open and covered areas, water softener, landscaped yard.

Activities:: Golf, Swimming, sunning, shelling, walking, snoozing, touring in St. Augustine, outlet shopping, boutiques and shops, great golf, fabulous restaurants of all kinds, golf, day trips to Disney World, Daytona Speedway, Marineland, Kennedy Space Center, deep sea fishing, sailing, beach combing, para-sailing, surf fishing and surfing.

More Details

Property Manager
Judy Wren
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
November 10, 2017

About Judy Wren

Hi there! I am Judy Lombana Wren, owner (with my husband Bill) of WaterColors, manager of several other oceanfront properties, retired university professor and mental health therapist, wife, mom, grandmother, and friend! Bill (a retired airline pilot) and I live in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida and Maggie Valley, NC. I have been involved with with the ocean, beaches, homes, decorating, and people all my life. WaterColors is our beautiful and spacious oceanfront home where we have large family gatherings and enjoy sharing with others. We hope you will love it too!

We bought WaterColors in 1995. At the time, it was a large, somewhat bland home which had some wonderful attributes: an elevator, fantastic ocean views, spacious living area on the main level, plus a game room complete with pool table on the lower floor. Bill and I have signficantly remodeled and updated the house. We ripped out the kitchen and opened it to the living area; you will love the beautiful cabinets and huge granite island. We have expanded the deck, updated two of the three bathrooms, and painted the house inside and out in happy beach colors. We just installed a huge flat screen TV in the living room (look for an article about us in a Best Buy catalog this summer!) For a number of years now, I have been managing other oceanfront homes, as well as my own. My son, David Lombana, has joined me in Wren Beach Rentals, and we now manage 14+ luxury oceanfront properties in South Ponte Vedra and Vilano Beach. We have a huge number of repeat renters and enjoy solid relationships with both owners and renters. We look forward to working with you!

Judy Wren purchased this house in 1994

Why Judy Wren chose South Ponte Vedra Beach

We bought WaterColors in South Ponte Vedra Beach, because we knew it was a great investment. Our sucess with renting our first home, Sandpiper's Nest, convinced us that larger groups are also looking for top quality getaways on a very private beach. WaterColors is perfect for vacationers who want direct oceanfront, great views, spacious living quarters, quality furnishings, lots of amenities, and privacy. WaterColors is perched on a 100 wide lot, offering panoramic ocean views. The immediate area consists of single family homes, several great restaurants, a terrific beach club (available as an option to our renters who want a pool!)and miles of wide, sandy, car-free beaches. Our renters come here because they love the privacy and the fact that we are not surrounded by high rise condos, fast food restaurants, bars, hordes of people vying for space on the beach, or cars driving on the sand! However, we are not isolated! WaterColors is just 10 minutes from historic St. Augustine and 15 minutes from posh Ponte Vedra. We think we have the perfect beach location!

Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
JAX
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Royal St. Augustine
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
I-95
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Caps on the Water and The Reef
Nearest Beach
WaterColors is direct beach front
Car: recommended

Area: WaterColors is conveniently located between the golf mecca of Ponte Vedra Beach, 15 miles north, and historic St. Augustine, 6 miles south. It is situated on a barrier island with mostly single-family homes, although several excellent restaurants and convenience stores are located within a mile or so. It is an easy drive to either St. Augustine or Ponte Vedra for excellent dining, shopping, activities, and golf.

Golf: We have many public and semi public golf courses within a few minutes drive of the house. The World Golf Village, with the King and Bear and the Squire and Slammer, is just 15 minutes away. Check out the Royal St. Augustine, a budget friendly course with definite challenges. Play the St. Johns Country Club, South Hampton, or Cimarone, all located near each other.

Amenities

South Ponte Vedra Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Master bath: shower, soaking tub, double vanity, toilet room
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Single vanity, toilet, shower, access to hall and outside
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lower level hall bath, serves queen and twin berooms
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , New bath has 3 ft opening to room and shower for wheelchairs
  • The master bath has a long vanity with granite counters, two undermount sinks and quality fixtures. We have a deep soaking tub with a granite surround. A separate shower has glass doors. The toilet is in a separate compartment. The other upstairs bath has a single vanity, toilet, and shower. It opens to the hall just outside the junior master and can also open to the deck, serving as a 'beach bath'. The downstairs hall bath has a spacious vanity with granite top and double undermount sinks. In a separate compartment, there is a toilet and tub/shower combination. The 4th bathroom on the lower level has a double vanity with granite top, undermount sinks, toilet, and very spacious walk in shower. The entry to this room and to the shower is 3 feet wide, so is suitable for most wheelchairs. We also have an outdoor shower on the deck for rinsing off when returning from the beach and the fenced dog yard has a hose for cleaning up and after fido.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 3 twin/ single
  • The two upstairs bedrooms each have king beds. One bedroom downstairs has a queen bed. One bedroom downstairs has 2 twin beds. One bedroom downstairs has a bunk bed with pull-out trundle, sleeping 3. There is a double sleeper in the game room. We have one portable crib for babies.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 14 garden chairs
  • 10 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
We have an elevator which will accommodate one person in a wheelchair. The elevator accesses from the ground level garage to the first floor, which is about 5 feet off-grade, and to the second floor, which is the main level. We offer an optional tenant membership to the nearby (1 mile) Serenata Beach Club for an additional weekly fee. The Club has three huge pools, including one for toddlers, a family pool, and an adult pool. The family pool is heated in the winter. Additionally there is a large hot tub for adult use. The Serenata Beach Club has a full time activities director who organizes many fun, structured activities for children. There is a work out facility, very nice indoor-outdoor dining room and bar, and a snack bar with sandwiches, etc. at the pool. The Club offers weekly activities such as bridge, exercise classes, and lots of special dinners and family activities.

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average rating of 4.9875 based on 80 reviews
5

Beautiful and Amazing Beach House

  • 5 of 5

Our family group included 6 adults and 4 children and we stayed the week after Hurricane Irma. The beautiful house is fully furnished and equipped and large enough for multi-family stays. It was also handicapped accessible for me. The listing description is very accurate regarding the location, layout, and amenities. The property was clean and well-maintained, even right after the hurricane. Several in our group were on a working vacation and the internet service was great. The property manager was always courteous and cooperative with us. We prepared all our meals at the house - why leave a beautiful beach house to go to a restaurant. Water Colors provided us with a comfortable stay, awesome sunrises and breezes, views directly on the ocean available 24/7. We had a wonderful time spending time together with our family in such an amazing place with enough room for everyone to do their own thing or participate in group activities. I highly recommend staying at Water Colors beach house listed with Judy at Wren Beach Rentals.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great for a big family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The house is as great as it looks in the pictures. Good lay out, comfortable beds, felt like home. We had 8 adults and 5 kids ranging from 10yrs-8mos and all had a great time on vacation. Only suggestions would be to do something with the sliding doors as most are extremely tough to slide open even for a grown adult. Otherwise, beautiful home and will definitely look to book again in the future!!

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

Amazing Beautiful Property on the Beach.

  • 5 of 5

WaterColors is a lovely property, it has plenty of space and is ideal for a big family get together. The property has two floors, the lower floor includes a nice space for children to sleep and play. The upper floor is of a very high standard and everything is very well maintained, the upper floor leads out to a balcony which is directly on the beach with uninterrupted views, with just a few steps you are on the beach.

The booking of the property was easy and Judy was amazing in keeping us up to date with the booking and ensuring that the property was immaculate when we arrived.

Overall I would highly recommend this property, we had a wonderful stay with our family and there is plenty of space for everybody young or old. We would love to stay there again some day.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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5

Perfect for entertaining!

  • 5 of 5

The house really couldn't have been more perfect! We even hosted a cocktail party for family and friends and had plenty of room to spread out. The kitchen was a pleasure to prepare meals. We ended up eating in most nights. Bedrooms were all private and comfy! We will definitely be going back!!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Vacation at Watercolors

  • 5 of 5

Watercolors is a beautiful home on the beach and we thoroughly enjoyed our week there. The view is spectacular. The information online was very accurate and helpful as we were able to assign bedrooms to to family members before we arrived. The property owner and manager were both very helpful. Wren Rentals has supplied everything needed for a great week at the beach - two washers/ dryers, two refrigerators, beach chairs - right down to booster seats for our little ones! Loved the proximity to St Augustine, groceries and a great pizza place! We would definitely love to stay again at Watercolors!

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Memorial Vacation stay

  • 5 of 5

The property was in great shape even after hurricane Mathew. It looks almost exactly like the photos online and offers very easy access to the beach from back deck. We had nine in our party and everyone slept comfortably. The kitchen is spacious and well stocked with cooking and dining utensils. It is very close to Cap's restaurant which we enjoyed. The owner was very courteous and prompt in replying to any needs we had. Overall we enjoyed our stay and will be coming back again next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Processing $50 + Tax
Pet Fee $225 + Tax
Cleaning $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

From $2800/Wk to $5900/Wk
$500 up-charges for holiday weeks: Easter, Memorial Day, July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years. Minimum 1 week rental for all holiday weeks. Maximum number of guests is 13 plus babies up to 2 years in crib. $500 reservation deposit per week or less is required to hold the house. Full rent and taxes are due 8 weeks in advance of arrival.Two pets are welcome; Fees include $225 for the first pet and $125 for the second pet, plus 10.5% tax.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund