About the property
- House3600 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay1 - 7 nights
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 huge 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, new electric stove top and oven, and storage galore. We have a side by side refrigerator with water and ice on the door, and we even 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 main deck is huge with lots of seating and lounging areas. Part of the main deck is covered and part is open. On the lower level we have a small covered deck off the game room. We have a private walkover to the beach, accessible from both levels. The beach is wide, quiet and car free.
We have a double garage and additional parking for three or four cars. With five bedrooms and a sleeper in the game room, we can accommodate up to 13 guests plus babies in cribs. For babies, we have a portable crib, high chair, booster chairs, and stair gates.
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, electric 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, stereo, 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 seawall walkover, parking for 4-6 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.
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- Response time:
- within two days
- Calendar last updated:
- May 19, 2018
About Judy Wren
Hi there! I am Judy Lombana Wren, owner (with my husband Bill) of WaterColors, manager of two otheroceanfront 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 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 three bathrooms and added a fourth. We painted the house inside and out in happy beach colors. We installed a huge flat screen TV in the living room and put TVs in all the bedrooms, the kitchen, and the game room. 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 now manages 25+ 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!
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Staying at a Wren Beach rental never dissapoints!
If you want to be assured you will be in the very best rental home then by all means check out the homes offered by Wren Beach Rentals. No attention to detail is missed. High quality beds and furniture, something not often found in rentals. The view was unbelievable. The home was spotless and the guest book offers great ideas for dinning. Not only would I recommend the home to family and friends, we have it booked for two weeks again next year!
Wonderful House, Perfect Location, Dream Vacation
We stayed at Watercolors in August 2017. This was a dream location. Every morning we woke up and watched the sunrise from the huge deck. The house layout was perfect for our family, and I loved that Judy had the layout online with the pictures. That made it way to plan ahead for the sleeping arrangements. The beds were comfortable, and there were plenty of bath towels. The kitchen had all the cooking supplies needed and we cooked some great family meals. We had plenty of dishes, pots and pans. There is a grocery store about 10 minutes down the road, so it's easy to pop and there and re-stock throughout the week. The beach in front of the house is great -- we did lots of swimming and boogie boarding. I loved that there were a lot of beach chairs, boogie boards, umbrellas, coolers, and surf boards in the garage. We also joined the pool nearby (Serenata Beach club). This was a beautiful pool about a mile form the beach house. We had a toddler, and spent the morning there. They had a baby pool (and adult only pool) so that was a nice way to mix up the beach time and still stay cool. St. Augustine was a short ride away. This was a great place to go into town when we didn't feel like cooking. This is a very neat town, and really makes you feel like vacation. To summarize, the house was as good or better than the pictures and our vacation was an absolute dream vacation. We hope to have the chance for our family to get together again and we would start the search by looking at Watercolor. Highly recommend this place.
My family from all over the country gathered at Watercolors to spend the holiday week together. We ranged in age from 11 months to 97 years old. The house was perfect for everyone. I had all these things to do in St Augustine and everyone loved the house so much they did not want to leave. Even cold, windy weather could not keep us off the deck. The home is clean and modern and stocked with everything you could possibly need. We had an issue with the ice maker and within 15 minutes the property manager was there and took care of it. We had it turned OFF! I hope we can return to this home in the near future.
We rented this beautiful house for a base to celebrate our mother’s 92 birthday. My brother and sister with their spouses flew in to JAX from California and Conneticut to meet us there for a four day stay. We had a fabulous time. The house has a gorgeous view of the ocean from the deck and from inside the house. It is beautifully decorated with a very comfortable living area. The kitchen is completely open to the living space and we cooked all our meals there. The weather was not great but the atmosphere was so enjoyable that we hardly noticed. The kitchen and bar are well stocked with cooking equipment and loads of glassware and dishes. We made use of the elevator frequently. The owner was very easy to work with. She answered all our questions and accommodated requests. We all enjoyed our stay and hope to repeat it sometime in the future.
The moment I first made contact with Judy Wren, I knew I had picked the right rental. She was so professional, accommodating and helpful with all of our arrangements.. It isn't easy reserving a place online, but I could tell this place was going to be perfect. Our stay was nothing short of a Fairy-tale come true. We were married on the beach in front of the house and it was absolutely amazing. The house itself is absolutely beautiful and even nicer in person than the pictures, and the pictures are very nice, so you can only imagine how perfect the house is. It had every thing we needed to entertain our small group. I can not say enough good things about our stay. It is by far the most beautiful beach house we have rented. I highly recommend Wren Beach Rentals. We can't wait to go back.
Beautiful clean well appointed beach front home
The home is 2 levels, with bedrooms on both floors. Views are fantastic from most rooms. Elevator was a great addition bringing up luggage and groceries. Kitchen has all the tools and gadgets you could imagine. Lots of games, books and beach supplies. Very easy access to beach, basically walk out the back door and down a few steps. The area is very peaceful, we saw people walk the beach, fish, surf and play with their pets in the sand.
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.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
From $3000/Wk to $6000/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.