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Escape to Amelia Island!

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautifully re-modeled Ground Floor 2 bedroom 2 bath condo with split bedroom floor plan and over-sized covered and furnished deck accessible from both living room and master bedroom. Forget the stairs! Bring the kids to our gorgeous family-friendly home, steps from the pool and only a few minutes stroll from the most wonderful beach.

Our condo sleeps five, and is primarily set up for 2 adults and up to 3 children. It is beautifully furnished with the family in-mind and comes with a 42' flat panel TV in the living room and a 19' flat panel TV in the master bedroom. Enjoy free high-speed wi-fi internet and cable TV. We also have a stroller, booster chair, high-chair, porta-crib, kiddie plates and accessories. So there is no need to pack all that extra stuff that you usually have to drag through the airport or pack into your trunk.

Amelia Landings Beach and Raquet Resort is surrounded by tall shade trees and offers peace and quiet close to all the amenities you and your family might want. We love our home there and look forward to sharing it with other families who want to explore Amelia Island and make those memories that stay with you long after your vacation has finished. You can leave the island but the island never really leaves you.

If you are searching for that perfect place for your family's vacation, that offers everything you might need and so much more at an exceptional value, then we invite you to come stay at our home-away-from-home and make it your home-away-from-home. (City of Fernandina Beach License # 3539).

More Details

Property Manager
Audrey McCarthy
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
October 9, 2017

About Audrey McCarthy

We have been married since 2004 and currently have four young children (3 boys and 1 girl). We have lived in several (way too many) states and are delighted to have finally discovered Amelia Island. Our goal is to move here permanently once we retire. Once you visit you will see why!

Audrey McCarthy purchased this condo in 2012

Why Audrey McCarthy chose Northeast Florida

We first fell in love with Amelia Island during a family vacation in January 2011. That short trip changed the course of our lives to a degree insofar as we decided we wanted to make Amelia Island our home after spending only 3 days here. We changed careers in order to allow us to spend more time here and bought our first home near the beach in March 2011. We quickly settled in as part-time residents and made several friends at Amelia Landings. We love the almost 'secret-garden' location, completely hidden from the roadway by tall shade trees and only a very short stroll to the beach and shops. When the opportunity arose to become owners in the Landings we felt that the opportunity was too good to pass up. Our favorite thing about the Landings is the private footpath that leads to the beach and the huge deck on the back of our ground-floor condo and the great layout for having company over or just spending time with the family. We love not having a stairs!

Also, it's only a short drive to all that beautiful Old Town has to offer and there are two great grocery stores, mini-golf, ice cream, post office and antique stores within walking distance.

What makes this condo unique

Location, location, location... and a truly a family-friendly home that will allow you and your family to unwind and explore everything the island has to offer, without compromising that hard-to-find peace and quiet. This condo really has it all.

Amenities

Amelia Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • 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 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Bed with Bath - Has sliding doors to beautiful deck overlooking pond
    Bedroom 2- - 1 double , 1 bunk bed , Gorgeous twin over full bunk bed sleeps three!
  • Queen size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) Porta-crib, Bunk Beds (1) Full on the bottom and twin on top. Sleeps three.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(44 traveler reviews)

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Escape to Amelia Island!
average rating of 4.909091 based on 44 reviews
Acworth
4

Comfortable clean and well stocked, great location

  • 4 of 5

Would visit again. Unfortunately we had a rainy day and the only thing to do was watch TV, made difficult by the lack of available channels. It may be a basic package, but only a few channels available (about 8-10) without "subscription required."

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful place

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the McCarthy's condo. The pool was great and it was not too far to walk to the beach. Also the condo was very centrally located to many things to do on Amelia Island. The condo was very comfortable and well equipped. I especially enjoyed having my coffee on the porch each morning.

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Looking Forward To Our Next Visit

  • 5 of 5

This condo is perfect for a pair of retirees like us; that is why we have stayed here more than once. Folks with kids would love it too because there are bunk beds, games, books, beach paraphernalia, and kitchen items geared toward youngsters. Amelia Landings is so quiet and beautifully landscaped. The long screened in porch off the living room and master bedroom is relaxing as you look out into lush greenery. I even enjoy sitting out there during a rain shower. The raindrops hitting the fallen magnolia leaves are like sound therapy to my ears. We were lucky when we discovered this condo. Audrey and Colin are delightful to deal with and bend over backwards helpful.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winterthur
5

Child friendly and close to the beach

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Amelia Island. The Condo is well equipped with beach accessories for children and the bedroom is perfect for children. There is short private boardwalk to the beach where we saw animals including a turtle, a small snake and lizards in all sizes.

At the beach is a very good bar/restaurant Sliders. Make sure you taste their seafood and go there at the evening to have a drink and listen to the music.

No need to bring anything than your own food. The Condo was equipped with everything necessary.

Fernandina Beach is well worth a visit to shop, dine and take a walk in the historic city center.

We can only recommend to stay at Audreys and Colins home.

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Findlay, OH
5

Quiet, relaxing getaway

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time to visit the area. We wanted to visit St. Augustine and friends in the Jacksonville area. At the same time, we wanted a quiet setting where we could relax, go to the beach, visit shops and historic locations. This condo in Amelia Landings was perfect for us! It had everything we needed and even exceeded the online description and photos. The screened porch in this first floor condo was especially enjoyable for reading and relaxing. Thanks so much for your hospitality!

  • Submitted: Feb 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Audrey and Colin were so helpful prior,during, and after my stay! Their condo is very comforting, and I loved the porch! It is a great walking distance to the beach and beach bar/food. The washer stopped working, and they got back via email within 24hours and had their emergency contact come over and fix it right away. Overall, great stay!!

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Jacksonville International Airport
Nearest Barpub
300 Metres
Sliders
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Fernandina Beach
Car: recommended

Our ground-floor condo is located close to all of the best that Amelia Island and Fernandina Beach have to offer. Amelia Island offers the climate and friendliness that you would expect from North Florida without any of the crowded hustle and bustle associated with your typical beach towns. The island is a well-kept secret among those who have discovered it for themselves, from the wonderful Fort Clinch only a three minute drive away to the spell-binding boating and eco-tours that leave regularly from the town's marina, a 5 minute drive away. After you enjoy your morning coffee and juice you can take a leisurely 3-4 minute stroll to one of the most beautiful beaches you will ever see. Boasting over 13 miles of golden sand dunes, you will never grow bored with your walks or collecting the most amazing shells, or occasional sharks' teeth. Amelia Island was made for relaxing, and is especially suited to the family vacation.

Although the drive from Jacksonville Airport to your front door typically takes less than 30 minutes...you might as well be in a different world. It is hard to believe that you can be driving down the island's winding lanes with Spanish moss hanging from the oak trees that cover the road, in such a short distance from a major airport. Of course this also means that if you feel like a day at the AMAZING Jacksonville Zoo...you can be there with the kids in about 25 minutes...not bad considering it feels more like you have changed planets. Of course, the antiquing on Amelia Island is second to none and the quaint stores that give 'Oldtown' such a wonderful ambiance will tempt you to while away hours at a time browsing at their treasures.

But, if you feel the need, there are several outlet malls in Jacksonville that are well worth a visit on those rare occasions when the rain falls.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 11.0%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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