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OCEANFRONT Adorable Multi-Family Duplex, 4 Bedrooms! GREAT Location!

Bedrooms 4
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Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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3 - 7 nights


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Direct Oceanfront, 10 Minutes to Historic District, Sleeps up to 10

L0CATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! DIRECT OCEANFRONT, Priced Right in the HEART of St. Augustine Beach!

This adorable oceanfront duplex bungalow is in the absolute best location, bar none! No long drives to town, no long walkovers hundreds of feet from the beach! Walk out the door direct oceanfront!

Although the house is an extremely convenient location, it is very quiet. It is located near popular restaurants, but is not located next door to any of them and therefore has NO restaurant noise. It is the ONLY house on the beach that is completely private with no foot traffic going to the beach on either side.

IMPORTANT: If you see a listing that does not show exact location then they do not want you to know!! Unfortunately rental listing sites do not verify accuracy of location and the majority of listings in St. Augustine Beach are not actually located there!

Tucked into this unique private location, this OCEANFRONT 4 bedroom luxury duplex is rented as one large house and sleeps up to 10. Each mirror image unit has two bedrooms and sleeps up to five. Prices quoted are for both units combined, we do not rent units separately.

It is the only vacation rental on the entire beach which prevents beach goers from walking by either side of the house yet offers excellent access to the non driving beach.

This adorable duplex is also conveniently located with 5 restaurants, bars, trolley to downtown, surfboard, bicycle and kayak rentals and a pool all about a block from the house yet is very private and quiet. There are only a few OceanFront houses in this most highly sought part of St. Augustine beach and this is one of them! Only 10 minutes from the Historic District! It doesn't get any better than this. St. Augustine Beach is the most convenient and beautiful beach in the area.

Newly renovated and beautifully decorated, Surf and Sand OceanFront is a duplex that is rented only as only one large house. One side of the duplex is called the 'Surf' unit and the other side is called 'Sand', hence the name Surf and Sand OceanFront!

It has two HUGE oceanfront upper and lower decks, two living areas, two kitchens, two dining areas, 4 bedrooms.

The Panoramic Upper Deck and lower Dune Deck offer stunning views of the ocean and dunes and provide chaise lounges for sunbathing as well as table areas for outdoor socializing, games and cookouts!

The two living areas are beautifully decorated and include leather sofas, four chairs that convert to twin beds and 47 inch flat screen televisions. There are flat screen TVs in every bedroom, 6 TVs in all, with premium hd cable access.

The two designer kitchens have stainless steel appliances which include refrigerators, dishwashers, stoves and microwaves plus granite countertops.

The four bedrooms include two oceanfront Master bedrooms that sleep up to four in two king beds. The two queen bedrooms sleep up to 6 in 2 queen beds, and two lower trundles. There are two twin size convertible chairs in the Sand unit and two Ikea sleep chairs in the Surf unit for additional sleeping as well.

There are four bathrooms, two on the upper levels and two split bathrooms on the lower levels. The lower level facilities include sink, vanity and toilet rooms, plus two beachside tropical showers complete with changing rooms for maximum guest comfort.

Wi-Fi is available throughout the house (and on the decks) and 2 full size washers and dryers are also provided for our guests use.

The Beach can be accessed directly across the oceanfront dune however St. Augustine Beach asks that visitors use one of the numerous beach accesses. A flat, City managed beach access is just 15 yards away and leads directly to the pedestrians only beach. Our guests may choose either option. If opting to cross the dune guests are asked to utilize the path to minimize the environmental impact.

This premium location puts you in the HEART of everything St. Augustine Beach has to offer.

Surf and Sand OceanFront is THE place to stay in St. Augustine Beach!

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 26, 2016

About The Owner

My family are North Florida natives that have owned and managed vacation rentals for over 6 years. My brother and I own this beautiful property which we have just remodeled for maximum luxury and comfort.

The Owner purchased this house in 2011

Why The Owner chose St. Augustine Area

We purchased Surf and Sand OceanFront due to it's fantastic location, direct oceanfront, in the heart of St. Augustine Beach. It's proximity to our other vacation rental The Sand Castle VRBO #85909 just 50 yards away makes them the perfect location for family reunions and small weddings.

What makes this house unique

This property has stunning oceanfront views and an awesome location. It has luxurious features and provides privacy for multi-families since it is a duplex offered as one large rental.


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

OCEANFRONT Adorable Multi-Family Duplex, 4 Bedrooms! GREAT Location!
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 11 reviews

Not as advertised

  • 2 of 5

When my family & I arrived we noticed that there were several discrepancies between the posting on Home Away and the house we found before us: 1. While the house is definitely 4 bedrooms (2 on each side of the duplex), it is NOT 4 bathrooms. There is a powder room (just a toilet and a sink) on the bottom floor of each side of the duplex and 1 bathroom (with a shower) upstairs on each side. This was a huge disappointment because it was very important to us that each couple have their own bathroom. The only positive I will say about the bathroom is that both showers were really nice. 2. Yes, the house is on the beach. However, the listing mentioned something about beautiful views of the ocean from both decks. What the ad failed to mention is that you can only get a beautiful view from the bottom deck if you stand in one specific spot and, even then, you can only see a sliver of the ocean. If you are sitting on the bottom deck you are completely surrounded by dunes with no view of the ocean or beach. Which does provide some nice privacy if that's important to you, it's just that we prefer to see the ocean. Now, you may be wondering why we didn't just hang out on the upper deck (there are 2 decks, if you haven't read the ad yet). Well, the only way to access the upper deck is via the master bedrooms on each side. So if you aren't staying in that bedroom, it's kind of weird. There are no stairs leading to the bottom, or anything. Very bizarre. 3. The grill. The "state park-sized grill", "great for families". If you are able to view the photos I attached, take special note of the photo of the grill. It reminded me of the grill at my apartment in college. Very small, no cover, definitely not what I would consider "state park-sized". We tried to grill out one night, nothing crazy just kabobs, and we couldn't even fit all the skewers on the grill. Much like the other items on this list that were a let down for us, this would have been a non-issue if there hadn't been false advertising. 4. Yes, you could walk to the beach straight from the backyard, without having to go out to the road and into the public access. If you were okay with hiking through the dunes. There is a small pathway, big enough for a single-file line, that literally takes you trekking through the dunes and brings you out where cars are able to park at the public beach access. Which you may not mind, but since we spend the whole day on the beach, we tend to take a bunch of stuff.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I do not think St. Augustine Beach is the place for you. We obviously have an excellent reputation as evidenced by our reviews. In the interest of other readers I will address your accusations. St. Augustine Beach has dunes directly in front of virtually every oceanfront property. It would be almost impossible to find a property that does not look into the dunes from ground level. The upper level has direct oceanfront panoramic views. The bathrooms are clearly defined as being on the upper and lower levels. There are four showers, two upper and two lower private beachside showers/changing rooms, a favorite with our guests. St. Augustine Beach has strict rules about Beach access. No one is even allowed on the dunes unless they are owners or their guests. The City offers numerous Beach accesses, one of which is located 15 yards from the house. It offers an easily accessible flat surface and access to the Beach as well. The narrow path you referenced is clearly defined to minimize the environmental impact to the dune. Our guests have a choice of either option. The grill is in fact a state park designated grill. The 300 sq ft panoramic oceanfront deck is not accessed from the ground level for the comfort, privacy and security of our guests. In the future we hope no one is as careless with your reputation as you have been with ours.
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Spring Break

  • 5 of 5

My two daughters and I stayed here over their spring break. The house is great and we all had tons of space and privacy. No reason to drive anywhere as the beach is right in your backyard. Shopping and places to eat are just a short walk and the area is quiet. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying and we look forward to seeing you again!
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Perfect for a group with kids! GREAT location!

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 8 adults and 2 children enjoyed a week long vacation at the rental. The owners were very accomadating. The beach is SO close and the nearby restaurant [The Beachcomber] is awesome (includes sand area where kids can play while parents relax)! We went into St. Augustine nearly every day to eat and sightsee. We would definitely stay here again! The duplex style home was perfect for a group with young children

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a nice review. We are very happy that your stay was an enjoyable one. We sincerely appreciate your comments and hope you choose to stay with us again!
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2 0
United States, PA, Uniontown

Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect in every way. Everything was first class down to the Tommy Bahama beach chairs and umbrellas. The house was spotless and all the appliances were in working order. With five adults and three teenagers, the duplex arrangement was perfect. The adults gathered on one side while the kids played their video games on the other. Wonderful restaurants within walking distance (my personal favorite was The Beachcomber which was right across the street). We loved hanging out on the upper deck in the evening and the kids enjoyed the convenience of the ice cream shop a couple blocks away. I wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review. It was our pleasure having you as guests and we hope you will choose to stay again.
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Stuart, Fl

50th birthday celebration

  • 5 of 5

We spent four days in this beautiful beach house to celebrate some 50th birthdays. We rented both sides of the duplex for four couples. It was perfect. The house is impeccably kept, and very pretty. We loved hanging out on the decks and walking over the dune to the beach. Beach chairs provided!

The location was great-we could walk to bars and restaurants, and it was a quick drive to Publix. We'd go back in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review and we hope you can come back soon!
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Great Vacation Rental!

  • 4 of 5

We rented this property for a family reunion/90th birthday celebration and had a delightful stay! The units were very comfortable, clean, and well maintained. Our guests enjoyed an afternoon ride on the schooner, as well as a visit to the alligator farm and lighthouse. We would definitely recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Jacksonville, Orlando
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Car: not necessary

Located oceanfront with all the beach has to offer. Just 10 minutes from the Historic District the Old City, 15 minutes from Marineland to swim with dolphins, 30 minutes from World Golf Village, 90 minutes from Disneyworld


Rates & Availability

Saint Augustine House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Late Fall
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 22 2016
3 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
Jan 3 2017 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
Early Spring
Mar 1 2017 - Apr 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
Easter Week
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
Late Spring
Apr 15 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 26 2017 - Aug 13 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 10.5%

$500 Refundable Security Deposit Required
Payment due at time of reservation or in two installments
If paying in two installments add 5% with 50% due at time of reservation, balance 30 days prior to arrival
Maid fee waived for stays longer than three nights

Holidays $600 night, $3500 week, Christmas and Easter weekly only,
Thanksgiving, New Years, Labor Day, Low and Mid season 4 night minimum.
High Summer Season: Weekly rentals only Sun-Sun

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Saint Augustine House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Remodeled designer bathrooms
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Remodeled designer bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Half bath plus private beachside shower/changing room
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Half bath plus beachside private shower/changing room
  • The duplex has 4 bathrooms, all new and conveniently located! Two full bathrooms are located on upper floor and two are located on the ground floor. For maximum convenience the two upscale ground floor showers and changing rooms are located right by the back door, are completely private, have both hot and cold water and foot baths!
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Living room convertible chairs - 2 twin/ single , Two living area chairs convert to twin beds
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Queen bed and twin trundle
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Queen bed and trundle
  • King size beds (2) King size bed in each of the two master bedrooms, the two queen bedrooms each have queen beds and lower trundle beds. Additional Single Beds (2) 'Sand' unit has two chairs that convert to single beds in living room. Surf has two IKEA sleep chairs in living area as well.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Wood Deck
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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