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Anytime is PERFECT on Amelia Island!

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5)

Welcome to our Fernandina Beach retreat. Whether traveling with children or a fun adult-only get away, our inviting home is can be your ideal location from which to enjoy all that Amelia Island has to offer.

The Location: You will enjoy the best location in Fernandina Beach at one of the quietest and most private units in our development. You can be on the beach within 2 minutes of stepping out the front door, or at one of the nearby restaurants that cater to a wide variety of tastes. There is a great breakfast buffet, the best bbq on island, and a great places for a quiet drink overlooking the water all within a short stroll.

By car you can get to everything the island offers in minutes, the vibrant historic downtown and waterfront, shopping, Fort Clinch State Park, and so many other great places.

The Condo: You will love our condo! The living room and bedrooms boast cathedral ceilings that lend a spacious light-filled feel that so many vacation condos lack. Skylights in the living room provide great natural lighting, while the entire apartment has been recently remodeled and oozes a modern feel mixed with island charm and decor provided by an eclectic mix of old and new furniture throughout, including artwork by locally known artists. Kick back and listen to the breakers hit the beach through the open windows at night, or watch your favorite tv show on the new 42' flat panel tv from the oh so comfy sofas.

Our community is wonderfully maintained, clean and quiet with a lovely pool, a fantastic playground, tennis courts, and a great wooden walkway and sidewalks all around.

The Family Advantage: We make it easy for you to travel with your children and only bring clothes. We provide beach towels, beach chairs (2), beach toys, travel size sunscreens, child sized life jackets (2), and a fantastic beach cart to carry it all in so your hands are free to hold little hands as you walk to the beach. We have a single stroller, a high chair, a booster seat, children's bowls, plates, cutlery, sippy cups, bibs, and a bottle warmer.

You are going to love Amelia Island and you will love our little haven away from home...

(City of Fernandina Beach License # 3519)

Keywords: pool, tennis courts, tv, internet, porch, playground, beach, walking distance to restaurants, bars, retail, children, renovated, convenient, low rates, ocean, bar, wifi, sleeps 4-5, a/c, skylights, new appliances, shopping, quiet.

More Details

Owner
Audrey McCarthy
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 19, 2017

About Audrey McCarthy

Believe it or not our first trip to Amelia Island was in January 2011. As soon as we arrived we knew we had discovered somewhere very special that we wanted to be a part of. Six weeks later we had bought our Amelia Island retreat and several trips and a full renovation later we have truly made the place our own. We are a family of 6, four children, and this is our favorite place to spend family time. Our kids love picking up shells and shark's teeth and day-tripping to the awesome Jacksonville Zoo (30 mins)they have a train... very exciting.

Our baby daughter loves the beach and getting ice cream on her daily stroll. We love walking around downtown, getting coffee and treats, watching the shrimpers coming in, seeing the goldfish at the pirate beach shop, playing minigolf down the street.

There is a great Irish pub (O' Kane's)downtown which is great for our family as my husband grew up in Ireland and loves this little bit of home. We have made the condo a easy place to vacation by filling it with everything we need for the kids so we can travel light. We just show up with our clothes and go to the beach.

Amelia Island is an enchanting place and we are so glad to be a part of it.

Audrey McCarthy purchased this condo in 2011

Why Audrey McCarthy chose Northeast Florida

We fell in love with this condo for its location, privacy, and the condo itself. From our balcony, we can hear the waves break on the beach at night and from inside all you can see outside is grass and trees lending a fantastic sense of peace and privacy. Also, the fact that we are not right on the beach means we don't get any of the traffic or cars.

The complex is very well maintained, the people are very friendly, the amenities are exactly what we want and we hardly need a car for our stay.

We can fly into JAX and be sitting on our balcony in Fernandina 30-40 minutes later.

way to the beach, so if we forget something we can easily go back and forth from the condo to the beach. The view from our balcony is all trees, which offers great privacy. From our condo we can walk to various great food locations and easily drive to grocery and shopping. The condo is beautiful, we recently renovated it adding all new appliances, adding a closet to the main bathroom, and new flooring and new paint. We love being on the upper floor because of the view and the fantastic skylights in the family room that really make the condo shine.

We fell in love with the clean beaches, the beautiful Historic Downtown, and the great antique and consignment shopping in Fernandina Beach. The condo village offers the year around pool, the playground, the tennis courts, and lots of really friendly permanent residents that will share the best places to eat, drink, shop, and play.

We couldn't believe how close everything was to Fernanadina, 25 minutes to the airport and the zoo, just over an hour to gorgeous St. Augustine, and a short drive north into Georgia for Historic St. Mary's. Really the best location in every way possible.

What makes this condo unique

The absolute convenience of everything close by and the kid-friendly items we provide for those traveling with children. Forget the car, and just walk to wherever you need to go.

We also love the on-site playground that is a few steps from our condo. So great to take the kids over at a moment's notice without worrying about car-seats and driving. We couldn't be happier at this location. It is quiet and clean and so close to the beach.

Amenities

Amelia Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1) Part of the Bunk Bed in the Second Bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (1) The second bedroom contains a combo bunk consisting of a full (sleeps 2 adults) on the bottom and a twin on the top with a built in stairs and safety rails for the little ones., Baby Cribs (1) The apartment also comes with a 'pack and play' portable crib that can be used anywhere in the apartment.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
2 minute (or less) walk to beach, two minute walk to food and drink, large grocery & more restaurants, antique and furniture stores within 2 minute drive, 5 minute drive to beautful historic downtown Fernandina Beach. Cinema less than 5 minute drive

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(54 traveler reviews)

Anytime is PERFECT on Amelia Island!
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 54 reviews
5

We had a great time and hope to return!

  • 5 of 5

It is a very clean and well stocked condo. Close to the beach and close to great restaurants.

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Egg Harbor, WI/USA
5

Can't Go Wrong

  • 5 of 5

If you are visiting Amelia Island for the beach, this is the place for you. The condo is located steps away from Fernandina Beach in Forest Ridge complex. The condo itself is perfect for a couple or a couple plus a couple of children or couple of adults, The comfortable condo is well equipped with all the necessary food preparation items. All the important services, Publix Food Store, is a short drive away and Sliders, the beach restaurant and pub, is walking distance away. If you're able to book this property, you "Can't Go Wrong."

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Ocean get-a-way paradise to solve Northern Gloom

  • 5 of 5

The grounds and accommodations a are great. The address location was just what the doctor ordered for walking, beach access, shopping, quick foods, cocktail hours, and above all good dinners. We already have plans to revisit in 2018. Thanking the both of you for making our stay a great time. Thanks John

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Very clean and great location

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place to stay for a family. A 5 minute walk to the beach and close to great shopping. The house is very clean and it felt like home.

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Short walk to ocean

  • 5 of 5

This home is a short block and a half from the ocean. Plenty of room and more amenities than most rentals; full kitchen needs, dish soaps, laundry in the home, beach toys and chairs, ways to carry items to beach, and baby equipment. Home was very quiet. Had an issue that was no fault of the owner but was remedied very quickly even though it was the day before Thanksgiving. Fast response from the owner and agent they have working for them. Would recommend this home.

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ashburn, VA
5

An unexpected stay!

  • 5 of 5

We booked the condo last minute for an unexpected stay and Audrey was more than accommodating. The condo was perfectly stocked for our needs with young children and the location was great for walks to the beach. We enjoyed a visit to Fort Clinch State Park and the restaurants in downtown Fernandina. We hope to return again for a planned vacation. ☺

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Jacksonville International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Sliders
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Fernandina Beach

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Rates & Availability

Amelia Island Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2017
May 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$135
$775
 
 
Fall 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$120
$675
 
 
Winter 2017 - 2018
Dec 1 2017 - Feb 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
$100
$575
$1,800
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$95
$550
$1,650
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $70 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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