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Family friendly, Large Pool & Summer Kitchen!

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 7)

This cozy, modern home with pool (not-heated) is located 1/2 mile walking distance to historic downtown area. With its stunningly large chef's dream kitchen and open floor plan your family will love being all together here. Surround sound throughout house that extends to outside pool area. Including a short drive to the beach where you can relax ,surf and sun or collect shells all day. This is a great get-a-way place to relax, rejuvenate and explore. We have accommodated many wedding parties here who get ready for their wedding at The White Room or The River House.

We have just added a separate roofed beautiful summer kitchen and bar

that seats 6 with a large flat screen TV to watch games etc.

Bathrooms comes with toilet paper,deodorizer spray, razors, flat iron blow dryer, small curling iron, towels and incidentals to start with, depending on length of stay you may need to purchase more.

Queen beds with pillow mattresses, 1 in each room, plus 2 twin mattresses,1 twin air mattress stored in guest room closet for sleeping. Sheets,pillows, blankets provided for all. Also you will notice there are black foam boards we put in the windows to keep room darker for you when the sun rises, also for privacy. If outside at night an lights on, you can see into living room (so draw curtains) an bedrooms so put up foam boards before changing please.

Kitchen also includes island, large pantry, full bar area with refrigerated drawers and sink. Our stove is a large 4 burner gas stove with large oven. When turning on burners it is normal to hear clicking sound, that is the ignitor switch, but should stop after a few seconds. Living room, kitchen, dining room all open to each other so seating around 14 includes 5 bar stools. Family room has brick fireplace, couch and a high top table that seats 4 for games, poker (have chips as well as cards) etc. It also has 2 double glass doors that open to huge lanai brick pavers tropical pool area. Pool bathroom is large and right off family room with exterior door that leads to gas grill, pool area an storage area for bikes. 6 adult bikes for your pleasure to use. 2 kids bike. Bike lock keys are on bikes. We do have a lot of non-perishable items that we stock for when we stay there, so if you run out of something please feel free to use we just ask that you replace it. We have many spices, sugar, teas, salt & pepper.

This home has many extras for your convenience from a stocked bathroom to a variety of things in the pantry. With laundry soap, dish washing soap, a few trash bags, teas, spices in kitchen,condiments cleaning supplies etc. Please feel free to use what you need. Just ask if you use it all to kindly replace it. What we love about this home is that it causes you to unwind and enjoy the simplicity of St. Augustine life. We come down quit often just to relax, ride the bikes into downtown area for dinner at Harry's, sitting outside and listening to a great local artist sing well known songs, then we might be off to Sangria's upstairs for more wine and great musicians playing every weekend. Then we never fail to go by to Mia Casa on St. George St. to say hi to owner Marney. They also have a great guitarist playing Saturday afternoons James Taylor songs. I was born in St. Augustine but have always lived in Jacksonville Fl. but spent many weekends visiting my grandparents and cousins in St. Augustine, but even today 57 yrs later I still find something I have never seen before there. So I hope you come and love exploring as we do and that you will come back often. Lisa Francis:)

Other Activities: surfing,skateboarding park,shopping,deep sea fishing boat rides,museums, art walks, ghost tours,pirate boat ship, eco tours, Dolphin excursions.etc Check out our newest vacation home on Homeaway #3496235

Keywords: Vacation Home, St Augustine, Florida, Large Pool. Located at: 219 Zoratoa Ave. 32080 .

More Details

Lisa Francis
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 3, 2018

About Lisa Francis

Hi, I'm Lisa and my husband is Steve We have 3 children, Brandon (34)who loves to hunt fish and good with plants. Russel(30) is a singer in Australia and Kelsy

(22 )who is a Senior at UNF.

Lisa Francis purchased this house in 2010

Why Lisa Francis chose Saint Augustine

It is our retirement home, not just a rental to us, I was born in St Augustine, but lived in Jacksonville, but visited grandparents all the time who lived there. I love the area, being close to walking to the restaurants, pubs,is a plus and a short drive to the beaches, I always find something I didn't know was there even after 58 yrs.

What makes this house unique

We love riding bikes all over downtown area, trying all the wonderful restaurants there. Bringing our boat down and going down the beautiful intracoastal and watching the dolphins at dolphin pt.

We just love this city.


Saint Augustine House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please abide by check out procedures on wall by welcome frame when leaving, also in contract.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Town ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Double vanity sink, with large shower, toilet etc
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Pool bath: toilet and pedestal sink
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Guest bathroom in hallway
  • 1 shower bathroom and 1 tub bathroom,marble counter tops, double sink master, single in guest bath.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , olympic queen 80x66
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Regular Queen 80x60
    Other (See Description) - 2 twin/ single , 2 mattresses in guest room closet 1 in garage.
  • Queen size Beds (2) 1 in each bedroom, Twin or Single Beds (2) There are 2 twin mattresses and 1 twin air mattress that can be used for additional people stored in guest room closet.They can be put on floor.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • 6 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
10 garden chairs, 4 beach chairs, 6 bicycles adult, beach towels, 1 cooler, games. We have added a hugh outside summer kitchen.


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Family friendly, Large Pool & Summer Kitchen!
average rating of 4.9666667 based on 60 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The location and amenities were perfect for our Christmas stay. Thank you Lisa so much for putting up a tree and decorating. The outdoor TV and bar were great for watching the game and having a few drinks. The walk to town was amazing and not having to drive made it so easy to enjoy the shops and restaurant with ease. No parking to worry about. The kitchen is well appointed and has everything needed to have meals at home if we didn't feel like going out. Even though it was to cold to get in the pool it was nice to just sit out there in the warm sun. If we plan to come to St Augustine again we will rent again as this is the perfect location for enjoying the town.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Linda it was a pleasure having you and your family!:) Hope you have a wonderful New Years.
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Awesome property....friendly and helpful owners

  • 5 of 5

Great space inside and out. Wonderful kitchen, very nice pool and outdoor play area.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. So glad you came and your welcome back anytime.
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It was a wonderful home that had every detail thought of and provided

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time. Very neat and clean and exactly as pictured. Lisa is very good with all the details. We were very comfortable there and would stay again.

Loved the pool and backyard. It was like being in paradise.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review. It means alot when guest really enjoy our home,especially when they take such wonderful care of it as you did,come back anytime:)
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Great house! Great time!

  • 5 of 5

We were in St. Augustine for a wedding and decided to turn it into a family vacation. This location is perfect! So close to historical down town area and within biking distance to the beach. This house has a wonderful outdoor area with a lot fun family entertainment followed by a dip in the beautiful pool.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This home was very clean and well maintained! The pool, outside kitchen and landscaping felt resort like. Ping pong and foosball table were fun for the kids. We really enjoyed the kitchen. You can walk or bike ride to most attractions. We loved the alligator farm!

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A little slice of heaven!

  • 5 of 5

This house was quite literally a little slice of heaven! The home was beautiful and the hosts had provided more amenities than you could ever want or need. The location was perfect, as you could literally walk to the old town shops and restaurants if you wanted. The icing on the cake, however, was the beautifully landscaped backyard and pool. It truly was difficult trying to decide whether to go out or "stay home" each day. The only negative aspect of this stay was having to head home after a wonderful week.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A1A Ale Works
"5 star"
Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Gas Full Service Restaurant
O'Steen's Restaurant
Gypsy Cab Co Restaurant
Harry's Seafood Bar and Grille
Scarlett O'Hara's
Tolomato Cemetery
Saint Augustine Amphitheatre
O.C. White's Seafood & Spirits
Berry Stacks Hydroponic U-Pick Farm
St. Augustine Alligator Farm
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
St. Augustine Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
British Pub
Nearest Motorway
0.2 Miles
Anastasia Blvd
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
O'steens Seafood
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Anastasia Beach
Car: not necessary

Winery Tours, Scenic Drives,Horse an buggy tours. Pub crawls. Alligator Farm,Farmers Market,Ripley Believe it or Not.Potters Wax,Beaches,Shops Galore, Outlet Mall and more!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $300

Please when can to pay by check through the website,all my checking acct inform is on there.
Please contact me thru my personal email or 904-226-4868 for any questions.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.