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Aimee Nitz

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

The Ritz-Carlton 100 footsteps away. Oceanfront Luxury, Ocean Place Condo.

76 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

Fernandina Beach Condo Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms (King, queen & twin beds), 2 baths. Spacious, upscale but comfortable

Our pledge to our guests is that your stay will be a cut above other vacation rentals. We will work hard to make sure you have a wonderful, fun, and relaxing visit.

Please check our many superb guest reviews to get a good, objective understanding what your stay will be like. Still have questions? Feel free to contact us anytime, we'll be happy to discuss with you!

Adjoining The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, this is the perfect spot for your next getaway! Newly updated and luxuriously appointed throughout. Enjoy the comfortable but refined decor in every room and high end kitchen of this spacious oceanfront condominium. This is the nicest place to stay, and literally right next door to The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island!

Discover paradise on Amelia Island, it is the perfect spot for families or couples and one of the most popular beaches on the East Coast. Located in an exclusive community on the unspoiled barrier island, this condo strikes the perfect balance between upscale luxury and carefree relaxation. For the seventh-consecutive year, Amelia Island is one of the top 10 U.S. island destinations and the number one Florida island destination in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. Amelia Island was also voted one of the USA Today Readers' Choice 10 Best U.S. Islands. You will find these accolades are well deserved.

This is not an investor property rented by a management company, this is our 2nd home. We think you’ll agree the difference is noticeable in the quality of furnishings and the care we take maintaining the unit and making it comfortable and inviting. This condo is a Prestige Property Winner.

Newly decorated with updated furnishings, fixtures and art, the tile floors and earth tones invoke the surrounding sand and dunes. Blues and greens from the ocean accent the pleasing color palette. This unit has all the luxuries and comforts of home. Floor-to-ceiling glass doors welcome you to your huge private 4th floor oceanfront balcony. Enjoy your morning coffee outside watching dolphins and a passing shrimp boat. Afternoon shade and sea breezes make the oceanfront balcony an inviting spot all day long. This floor plan has the only private balcony in Ocean Place.

There are two bedrooms and two full bathrooms in this spacious and comfortable condo. The master bedroom has a king size bed with a feather mattress topper and quality linens. The bedroom faces the ocean and opens to the private balcony. The second bedroom has a queen and a twin bed. Both bathrooms are clean and bright and the master bathroom has a double vanity with two sinks, a shower and garden tub for a relaxing soak.

The large kitchen is fully appointed with top of the line appliances, not cheap 'rental unit' equipment. There is a tile back splash and under-cabinet lighting that brightly illuminates the Corian solid surface counter tops. Everything is here for you to make a picnic lunch for the beach (including a picnic basket), or for a gourmet cook to prepare a fine meal. The kitchen opens across a breakfast bar to the dining room which boasts a large table and seating for six. Enjoy conversation or watch TV on the new 51' flat screen HDTV in the spacious living room. The seating is comfortable and the view of the waves unsurpassed.

The Ritz-Carlton property surrounds this condo. The hotel building is next door, just 100 footsteps away. The Ritz-Carlton has used our condo many times for their guests when they needed additional accommodations. As a guest at our condo you have access to the luxuries and services of the AAA Five Diamond Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. Enjoy the world class spa or a meal at one of the four restaurants ranging from the five diamond Salt to more casual and kid-friendly settings. The Spa at The Ritz-Carlton has been voted one of the Best Hotel Spas in the 10Best Readers Choice by USA Today. The four bar lounges are available before or after dinner as well.

The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island is unique in North America as the only hotel and restaurant combination to gain the AAA 5 Diamond rating in 2013 for both the hotel and its fine dining restaurant, Salt. The 5-Diamond status continues today. We encourage our guests to walk over and visit this incredible neighbor.

Our condo also includes the AT&T 'triple play' package with free high speed wifi, TV programming including HBO with a HD DVR and free local and nationwide long distance telephone.

Other amenities at 18 Ocean Place include:

Free parking

Free wifi

No resort fees

2 oceanfront pools

Private beach access

Excellent nearby golf courses

Gated entry to the condominium driveway with 24 hour security patrols.

Two elevators make access to this 4th floor condo quick and easy.

Building One - closest to The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island

Keywords: Oceanfront, Beachfront, Pool, Ocean Place, Summer Beach, Condominium, Condo, Amelia Island Vacation Rental, Ritz Carlton

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Aimee Nitz (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Aimee Nitz

We are a family of four with 2 daughters and we love spending time together at the beach. We live in Atlanta and love our trips to 'The Island.' We hope you will enjoy the condo as much as we do!

Why Aimee Nitz chose Northeast Florida

We love being right next door to the Ritz-Carlton and walking over to enjoy the amenities. We have been visiting and vacationing on Amelia Island for years. When we decided to buy a vacation home we knew this was the best spot in Florida and along the east coast. We love the restaurants and shops plus all the outdoor activities in the area. We also enjoy a quieter day reading a book while sitting on the beach or our private balcony.

What makes this condo unique

We've worked hard to make our condo comfortable for our guests and ourselves. This is an upscale condominium development and we think we have created a feeling of relaxed luxury in our unit.

The building is located next door to The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island and this provides easy access to their amenities. This just enhances the already great experience you'll have at our condo. We love to walk over in the evening for dinner. Years ago we were married at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island and its fun to take our daughters to the spot where we had the ceremony.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Happy New Year!! Amelia Island is such a wonderful place to spend New Years and your condo is so special! Fireworks at the Ritz right in front!!! Wow! Yeah! We really appreciated all of the elegant touches and had some very memorable meals - esp. New Years Eve with local shrimp. You are truly lucky to have such a lovely second home. Thank you for sharing it.



Have a wonderful 2013!



Jeremy, Marsha and Emily
Dec 2012
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Reviews

5
based on 76 traveler reviews

The Ritz-Carlton 100 footsteps away. Oceanfront Luxury, Ocean Place Condo.
average rating of 4.986842 based on 77 reviews
5

Perfect Vacation Condo

  • 5 of 5

Brad and Aimee's condo is lovely and the location is perfect. We enjoyed being so close to the ocean and walking the beautiful beach everyday. Brad and Aimee went out of their way to provide us with info on Amelia Island before we arrived and checked in on us during the week. We would highly recommend this condo.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and felt like it was the "perfect vacation condo." We like to add a personal touch to our guests' experience. We hope to welcome you back again soon! All the best, Brad and Aimee
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Alma, Georgia
5

Wonderful property, Fantastic Views, Comfortable, convenient, clean and convenient to everything.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful week at beautiful Amelia. Ocean Place 18 is a destination that i will return to many times in the future. Brad and Aimee are gracious and intent on your stay being one of memory. The condo is wonderful, beautiful views, wonderful beach, convenient to everything on Amelia. Golf is very good especially at the Golf Club of Amelia. Being adjacent to the Ritz is a real plus. Brad checked on us during the week to make sure everything was going well. Thank you for a very, very memorable week. I will be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad you enjoyed your visit so much and had a great experience as our guests. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! All the best, Brad and Aimee
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5

Absolutely wonderful vacation!

  • 5 of 5

After 10 years of staying at the Ritz Carlton for summer vacation, we decided to rent Brad & Aimee's condo because it had more room than a Ritz suite. We were not sure what to expect because seriously, what can top the Ritz, right? Well this condo did!!! It is beautifully decorated, clean, comfortable and fully stocked with everything you can think of. The view is absolutely amazing. We enjoyed sitting outside on the deck and drinking coffee, playing bingo with our sons and relaxing. Inside the beds (great linens), leather sofas and table/chairs were so comfortable. Their recreation closet was amazing and they share the contents with their guests: chairs, umbrella, pool/beach toys, boogie boards, etc etc. We could not figure out how to work the TV (we are technologically challenged) and Brad patiently helped us twice over the phone until we got it to work. There were extra blankets, pillows, beach towels and plenty of bath towels. We utilized the menus they provided from local restaurants and enjoyed delivery 2 nights! We also went to the Ritz to dine and utilize their pool. We thought we would miss the Ritz and their amenities but none of us did because you still have access to them. We cannot wait to return to Amelia and plan to rent from Brad & Aimee again - hopefully we can return more than 1/year!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Miriam, We agree, staying at 18 Ocean Place gives you the best of both worlds, the comfort and space of our condo, and the option of walking next door to The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. Thanks so much for the thoughtful explanation of what our guests' experience will be staying at our condo. We absolutely look forward to welcoming your family back again soon! Brad and Aimee
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5

Tranquil fun!

  • 5 of 5

Early risers can step to the spacious balcony and see a red-gold sun come up from the ocean; a beach quiet and still vacant of footprints; enjoy the rhythm of waves meeting the cool sand; and, hear various birds practicing their calls - a wonderful way to start the day. Then, step back into this comfortable 4th floor condo for fresh coffee and a bagel, and a chat with family or friends before going to the beach, maybe to search for shark teeth or shells, or just wade. We did these things and much more. Amelia Island has great places to visit and dine. This condo is well equipped and hospitably furnished. We greatly enjoyed our visit. There is No Doubt we Will Return.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Thanks for the thoughtful, well written review. This really captures the essence of what makes 18 Ocean Place special. We definitely look forward to your return, we love to share our home with guests who appreciate all it has to offer. All the best, Brad and Aimee
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5

Fantastic

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four had a wonderful time. We've stayed at dozens of beachfront places (Atlantic & Gulf) over the years and this place is the best. Location, size, balcony, quiet beach, comfortable, clean, well-stocked, it was everything we hoped for. And Brad was very helpful, he gave us a head's up about the Ritz doing fireworks one night and the view from the balcony was phenomenal. Very happy, would stay again.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad you had a great time and thought our condo was the best you've ever stayed in. That's a great compliment. We look forward to having you back again! Best, Brad and Aimee
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family with teenagers from Alabama

  • 5 of 5

The condo was great! My husband and I could not think of a better place on the beach that we have stayed at. The view was amazing from the balcony so we sat there in the mornings to enjoy the sunrise and in the evening to enjoy the breeze and great view. The master bedroom had this same view so we loved waking up to the sunrise we could see from our bed. The beach was quiet and not overcrowded like some places we have been, so we could actually enjoy sitting and relaxing. Aimee and Brad were very attentive to all of our needs and always very quickly responded to emails with my questions, made recommendations for places to eat and even left a bottle of welcoming wine for us to enjoy. They have the condo well stocked in the kitchen and bathrooms with pretty much everything you would need. They have put a lot of thought into making sure we would enjoy our trip. The beach closet had plenty of chairs and toys and we did not even have to use our beach towels we brought since they had enough already there. The boardwalk down to the beach was new and made it easy to access the beach. The condo was right next to the Ritz Carlton so was super convenient for my conference I had there. I would not have any hesitancy at all in recommending this condo to anyone . You would have a great relaxing time in a beautiful setting.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's great to hear you enjoyed our condo so much. We try to make your stay a delight, we're glad you had a great time. The quiet beach and walk next door to the Ritz-Carlton are certainly big draws. We look forward to having you again for your next beach trip! All the best, Brad and Aimee
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Map

Salt The Grill at The Ritz-Carlton
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Cafe Karibo
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Sliders
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Kayak Amelia
"Guided Kayak EcoTours Northeast Florida offers thousands of acres of tranquil inland marshe..."
Amelia River Cruises & Charters
"Amelia River Cruises & Charters Founded in 2000, Amelia River Cruises & Charters offers ric..."
The Golf Club at Amelia Island
"The finest Amelia Island has to offer...The Golf Club of Amelia Island is the club of choice..."
Fort George Island Cultural State Park
"Welcome to Fort George Island Cultural State Park Native Americans feasted here, colonists ..."
Scuba Station Inc
"The Scuba Station is a full service dive shop providing dive equipment sales, rental, and re..."
Kelly Seahorse Ranch
"Kelly Seahorse Ranch, the only state-endorsed horse ranch located on the beach in the entire..."
Fort Clinch State Park
"Fort Clinch is one of the most well-preserved 19th century forts in the country. Although no..."
Brett's Waterway Cafe Incorporated
"Dine on creative land or sea dishes served in a casual dining atmosphere. Enjoy the view as ..."
The Crab Trap
"The Crab Trap offers fresh, local seafood and steaks to the Fernandina Beach, Florida commun..."
Bar Zin
"American bistro and wine bar. Excellent food and drink!"
Amelia Island Market Place
"Open Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., The Market Place is a community and family event that en..."
Amelia Farmers Market
"Open Saturdays 9 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Enjoy a trip to the Amelia Farmers Market, nestled in the ..."
The Ritz Carlton Cafe 4750
" Café 4750 is relaxed Southern charm with a menu inspired by regional farms and coastal in..."
Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Jacksonville International Airport
Nearest Barpub
The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island, 100 steps away
Nearest Ferry
17 Miles
Mayport Ferry
Nearest Golf
Golf Club of Ameila Island, next door
Nearest Train
38 Miles
Amtrak Jacksonville
Nearest Motorway
14 Miles
I 95
Nearest Restaurant
The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island, 100 steps away
Nearest Beach
The beach is your backyard!
Car: recommended

This is a direct oceanfront 4th floor condo on Amelia Island. Enjoy the beach, the two oceanfront pools and access to on-site tennis courts.

The world famous Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island resort surrounds this oceanfront condo. It's only 100 footsteps to the hotel making it just about a one minute walk to their extraordinary restaurants, bars and spa. As our guests you also have access to the tennis courts of The Ritz-Carlton.

Also available: jet-ski rentals, biking, deep-sea fishing, horseback riding on the beach, kayaking, surfing and stand up paddle boarding.

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Rates & Availability

Fernandina Beach Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall
Sep 1 2016 - Nov 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$299
 
 
2 nights in November
Nov 6 2016 - Nov 7 2016
2 night minimum stay
$499
Flat fee
 
 
December
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 21 2016
3 night minimum stay
$265
 
 
Winter Holidays
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$329
 
 
Winter
Jan 3 2017 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$299
 
 
Spring
Mar 1 2017 - May 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$329
 
 
4th of July Week
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$2,950
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$329
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $117 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

House Rules:

**No smoking or pets allowed**
Refundable $300 security/damage deposit required.
Signed rental agreement will be required.
Renters must be 25 years old or older.
Special event and holiday rates may apply.
Summer rentals require a Saturday-Saturday stay at $2,499/week.
4th of July Week $2,950
GA/FL football weekend $449/night, 3 night minimum
2017 Concours d'Elegance $1049/night, 5 night minimum

Questions? Call 404-862-5162.

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Amenities

Fernandina Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 4
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Double vanity, garden tub and shower. Nice linens, clean!
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bright, clean bathroom with nice linens.
  • Bathrooms are very clean and stocked with quality linens. Hair dryers are provided, you'll have all the comforts of home.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Master Suite - 1 king , Large oceanfront master suite opens to balcony.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Queen and twin bed with additional twin roll-away bed.
  • King size beds (1) Beautiful bed linens including a feather bed mattress topper., Queen size Beds (1) The second bedroom features a queen and twin bed., Twin or Single Beds (2) There is a twin and queen bed in the second bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
No driving on the beach here. Other beaches in Florida and other parts of Amelia Island allow cars on the beach, not here! 2 oceanfront pools. Elevators to this 4th floor condo. Located adjacent to The Golf Club of Amelia Island, as our guest you can play a round of golf at this private club. Golf also available nearby at the Fernandina Beach Golf Club and the Amelia River Golf Club. Access to the adjacent clay tennis courts of The Ritz-Carlton. Walking path to amenities and events at The Ritz-Carlton next door. www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/AmeliaIsland

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