About the property
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 - 6 nights
House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-9)
Sandy Serenity Beach is one of a kind in a small beach neighborhood. Steps to the beach, a bike ride or walk to the things you need, close enough to down town (10 mnts), yet far enough away to provide perfect Solitude!
The beach is literally a 2 minute walk from the front door. Hear the ocean 24/7 and feel a constant breeze with cooler temperatures than the main land. Why?...you're on an island and the house sits in a thin part of the island (5/10ths of a mile wide) with constant ocean and inter-coastal breezes. No bugs! :) (See map). Also, there are 2 boat ramps at the back of the neighborhood if you need to drop your boat in the inter-coastal (6 mls by sea to Mantanzas Inlet ocean access). Also, don't be fooled by houses which are actually further away form the beach even though they are on beach side of A1A. They are actually further away, it's a further walk to the beach, have no close driving access, and no water behind them (inter-coastal). Simply pointing out a few things I've heard other say 'if they had only knew' :)
The open floor plan gives you plenty of space to ensure you're not cramped. Everything you need is provided for when your at the house. Outside you have a pool and patio area with a gas grill, table, seating for 6 and chaise lounges. An outdoor shower is in a private area along the side of the house. Fenced in side and back yard, great for keeping the shower private and great for the dogs. Though hopefully you're at the beach or out and about enjoying the sun and other activities and not spending much time in doors :) Inside you're stocked and the description is below.
Quiet, easy access to everything, we know you'll love it as we and so many others have.
We hope to have you visit Sandy Serenity Beach soon.
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 19, 2018
Why Owner chose Butler Beach
* Easy, Easy access to Beach (out front) Inter-coastal (out back) and private pool when your tired of sand. Walk to and on the beach, bike to and on the beach, drive to and on the beach.... makes for taking all your beach gear and setting up for the day easy. * Tired of the sand & ocean?... leave your things at the beach and walk back to the house for a dip in the pool. * Walk, bike, or drive to anything you need from basic needs stores, restaurants, Starbucks, groceries, amphitheater (concerts), paddle boards, kayaking, and a ton more. - Do a quick "map search" on your smart phone or iPad before leaving the house. There are many necessities around you that are not sometimes seen, if unfamiliar with the area. * Large old-school garage fridge for your extras.
What makes this House unique
* Handicapped accessible with easy front door entry, walk-in shower, seat and grip handles. Large steps and center hand rail into the pool. Shallow end easy for standing care and leisure. Deeper end (6 ft) has shallow corner seating. * Boat ramp out back into the Inter-coastal.
Pool / Spa
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Best House Yet!!!
We have rented 4 other houses over the years. Brian's by far was the best house yet!!! Awesome pool, killer bbq, easy walk to the beach, bikes, ect.... This place has everything!!! All you have to do is enjoy!!! Thank You Brian!!!
Very nice home comfortable and well equipped.
Great size and very clean and comfortable. Loved just walking to the beach. Pool would have been perfect is weather was warm.
Fun Family vacation!
Had a great family vacation and was our first time renting a home. Brian answered all my questions quickly and made me feel secure. Everything we needed was in the home and we loved the pool. The beach was not crowded at all over Labor day weekend and was just perfectly lovely. My only issue was when I turned the oven on to pre-heat a bunch of black smoke came from the oven-turnout and I found that about an inch sized piece of plastic was melting and burning on the bottom corner of the oven. I'm pretty sure I would have missed it, even had I looked for something other than removing the pots that were in the oven-lol. The smoke did no damage and the culprit (it's a guess here) was a little pizza disc so the box doesn't hit the pizza? Anyway that's the only guess i can think of from the inch of plastic that was left-lol. It just pealed off the bottom of the oven easily but it started the vacation with a bit of extra work for me since I knew we were going to cook a bit (our hobby) but the oven worked perfectly all week so I'm sure this was just a fluke on the cleaning peoples department. The house was perfectly clean other than the flammable plastic piece in the oven. I highly recommend this house and if you can drag yourself away from the beach, we really enjoyed the Savory Fare Food tour. The food was fantastic and it was a lot of fun.
Exceeded our expectations!
Never having rented a vacation home before, we were a bit nervous. Brian was very easy to work with, responsive and made the all the planning very easy. The house was everything we could have hoped for, very clean, well furnished, and we loved the decor, casual & comfortable. There was plenty of room for 6 adults & our dog, with the pool and patio there was always a place to get some quiet time. Access to the beach and city were just as described. Beside all of this, the attention to small details really made a big difference - like a compressor for bike tires & inflatables, aloe gel in the fridge for sunburn, hair dryers in the bathrooms, games, movies, etc. Next time we visit the St Augustine area, Brian will be our first call.
Beautiful, Maticulous, Pet Friendly.
Just got back to Virginia after staying in this home for ten glorious days. It was our first time in Florida, and was somewhat last minute because we just found out our water-loving Rotty had been diagnosed with terminal cancer. Brian openly offered us his home knowing the circumstance of having not only a large breed dog, but two small children as well (not typical for property owners to be open to BOTH, especially in Florida, and especially last-minute).
This house was truly a home, and well exceeded our expectations. The pictures really do no justice. I wish I could post some of our own pictures in my review to illustrate this home's beauty.
The owner Brian has made sure that all you need to pack is your clothes. Towels, toiletries, beach toys, bikes, hair dryers in every room, cleaning supplies, first aid items, and probably countless other commodities I forgot to list were all available. We definately overpacked for this trip thinking maybe half of these things MIGHT have been provided. As frequent vacation home renters, we agreed that this house was the most accomidating house we've ever stayed at.
The neighborhood is safe, and the neighbors are actual residents, and were so friendly and welcoming (one even came over at freewill when our battery was dead to see if he could give us a jump).
The walk to the 4x4 drive-on beach takes only minutes by foot. Deapite it being 4x4, we even saw little cars driving on the beach because it is so well maintained by, I'm assuming, the city. Totally dog friendly too, almost everyone out there brought their dogs to play in the clean, clear water.
The pool was maticulous, and was even visited by the pool guy while we were there for the weekly cleaning. He was very friendly and trustworthy, and has been working for Brian for years. We could tell that they had a good working relationship, and expressed the standard Brian held him to was nothing less than perfection. We could tell by the condition of the home, the same relationship was most likely maintained with the cleaning/maitenence staffs.
We will be back again, probably sooner than we expected before our visit.
As great we expected!
This was a great rental, and we enjoyed it very much. We had 6 adults and 2 children (ages 18 mo and 7 mo) staying here, and it was plenty of space for us. It was comfortable, clean, well-maintained, and stocked with all the plates, utensils, cookware etc. that we needed. It was located close to the main road up to historic St Augustine, but we never heard any traffic at all. And it was really just a 10-minute walk to the beach. We were there over Christmas, so it was too cold to use the pool, but it looked very nice. We did use the BBQ a lot, and it was fantastic - large and powerful. The owner is pleasant and responsive as well.
We would stay here again, definitely.
2 minute walk to beach!, Ride bikes on the beach, Drive your car on the beach (access around the corner), Want to get out of the sand...walk to community play ground park with installed play ground equipment, Bikram Yoga, World Gym Express Fitness (on the island), Extreme Kite and Wind-sports store for purchasing or renting kites / equipment for fun activities, Put-Put golf, Merry go round for all ages, Shopping at out let malls, Freedom Sail out of St Augustine harbor, Old town St Augustine dining, eating, and you can't help but to learn the history.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Owner will discuss and negotiate special rates, dates, & stays. Sat to Sat are preferred for weekly stays. Ck-in 3pm / Ck-out 11am SUMMER SPECIAL!!! - $5,000 - $6,100 /month Non-refundable Pet Fee: $150 Any additional guest will be a $100 over 6 people.