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Marisa Dye

Member since: 2009
Call Manager
Speaks: english

Ground Floor Just 10 Steps from the Back Door to the Pool & Beach w/ W/D

27 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview

St. Augustine Area Condo Rental Photos and Description

2 Bd/2 Ba Unit, W/D In Unit, 2nd From The End In Complex Closest To The Beach!

Did you know that National Geographic named St. Augustine as one of the top 10 tourist destinations for 2013? Come discover why on a beautiful island-location on the coast between St. Augustine and Marineland!

Experience island living with the ocean out your window and the Matanzas River on the other side (great views from the top deck). With St. Augustine 15 minutes north across the bay and Marineland 3 miles south across the Matanzas Inlet, and hundreds of activities for everybody within 30 minutes, we don't need to give you the top 10 reasons why this is your perfect destination, we only need to give you 3 to be fully convinced that choosing this highly coveted island condo is the easiest and best choice you can make:

(1) Views, views, views!!! You have all the ease and advantages of being on the ground floor, with all the advantages of having phenomenal beach views!!!! We are one of the only units on Crescent Beach that can brag about having breathtaking beach views and the convenience of being ground floor, because we are the closest complex to the beach. While other complexes are separated from the beach by a large expanse of tall dunes and long boardwalks, our complex sits seven steps from the beach off the pool deck. This close proximity to the beach, means that even though you are ground floor, you're so close to the ocean that you still have amazing views. In addition, we are the second unit from the end (our complex is shaped like a u), so you're even closer to the beach! If you don't want to mess with hauling heavy bags up and down the stairs, or you have a family member that can't do stairs, but you don't want to miss out on the real reason you came here (to soak up the beach), this unit is perfect for you!

2. Convenience, convenience, convenience!!!! Being only 10 steps from the pool (pool is gated, so if you have small children, they can't get into the pool area without you), and then 7 steps off the pool deck to the sand, means you are a stone's throw from the beach. No walking down the stairs and around the complex to get to the beach or pool, just walk out your back door and be on the sand or lounging in the sun in seconds. Plus, don't fight with heavy luggage with a long flight of stairs to your door, or fight with any stairs inside the complex: no stairs in the complex and only one step up to the front door. This is easy one level living. Another huge factor that makes this unit incredibly convenient is having a washer and dryer in the unit! Don't haul your laundry to the laundromat and wait for machines, just throw it in the washer and dryer conveniently located right inside your unit. When at the beach, it seems there is laundry to do every day, having it in your unit will make your life a hundred times easier. Having a washer and dryer in the unit is a rare amenity and perk for these units. Lastly, enjoy the convenience of having a master bathroom in your bedroom. Only in downstairs units in this complex will you find that master bedrooms have their own private bathroom. Don't share with your friends or family, enjoy your own space. Another convenience factor is the safety grab bars in shower and tub...very handy for children and older people for entering and exiting that bath. Lastly, just outside our door is temporary parking for unloading your bags and groceries, etc. Our entrance door is about 15 feet from the unloading zone in the parking lot.

3. Design, design, design. Not only will you enjoy the breathtaking views out your window, and the convenience of one level living, but you will do it all in a space that has been recently remodeled and beautifully designed. Comfortable beachy furnishings, great walls of artwork, and well chosen decor throughout will make you feel comfortable and fall in love with this unit. Large granite countertops give you plenty of room to prepare food. Stainless steel appliances and beautifully cabinetry give the fully equipped kitchen a high-end modern feel. Big screen HDTV in the living room and comfortable sofa might compete with the amazing views out your window. PLUS-- enjoy new HDTV in the master bedroom and let the kids watch their own shows on the smart TV in the second bedroom. Private patio, table, and four chairs (can easily sit six at table with patio chairs) will call your name at every meal...Why eat inside, when you can enjoy dinner and the ocean breeze at the same time? Bathrooms have been completely remodeled with modern vanities, beautiful tile work, and impressive shell-like tile accents. Other perks this unit has: Comcast triple play, remote telephones, and use of reclining beach chairs and beach towels. From top to bottom, this unit has beautiful design and great furnishings!

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Marisa Dye (Property Manager)
Member since: 2009
Call Manager
Speaks: english

About Marisa Dye

My name is Marisa and I am a boutique-type manager that specializes in managing a small handful of units in the two best complexes on Crescent Beach (the only two right on the beach— just six steps off the pool deck to sand, as opposed to all others that have long hard wooden boardwalks and stretches of dunes separating you from the sand and the sea). While I’m different from working with an owner (this is what I do for a living so I am fast to answer emails, always available by phone/text, and treat this as a business) I am a lot like an owner as well, in that I have been staying in this complex and on this beach for over 17 years myself (my parents own there)!

I have stayed in most of the units I manage and know the complex, beach, and area as well as I know my hometown. Renting with me means you won’t mess with big companies who have never set foot in our complex, much less your unit. It means that if there are problems, you have 24 hour access to me to help you. It also means that I am here to help you plan your perfect vacation for your group or family.

With 17 years of experience, first coming as a teenager, and now bringing my four children, as well as coming with my retired parents who own there, I am very familiar with what the area has to offer for all ages and the best insider tips for restaurants, places to find sea shells, best places to shop, golf, etc. I would love not only to rent to you, but to help you plan your perfect vacation as well!

See what this guest had to say about their experience with me, “And Marisa…if this isn’t her calling, then I don���t know what is. She could NOT have been more helpful and went above and beyond to answer any questions and offer extra information about the condo and the area.” For more testimonials go to www.stayatcrescentbeach.com.

Why Marisa Dye chose St. Augustine Area

Crescent Beach on Anastasia Island is like a secret we hesitate to share, and yet can't keep to ourselves. The beaches are not very busy, and can sometimes even be vacant (where else does that happen?)! The locals still describe that as the way “old Florida used to be” with uncrowded beaches. It’s surrounded by entertainment and adventure and over 365 restaurants, and yet we are always content just breathing in all our condo and the ocean out the door has to offer! If you want crowds-- go to Daytona or St. Augustine beach, if you want quiet pristine beaches come here!

What makes this condo unique

New living room furniture replaced 2016. One of the most convenient/high demand units there is-10 steps to the pool deck, washer/dryer, easy one level living! Being second from the end you still have excellent views even though you're ground floor!

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a wonderful two month stay at Crescent Sandpiper. Glad we have decided to come back again next year. The area has so much to offer with great restaurants and wonderful park system. Enjoyed St. Augustine with all the historical sites.
Feb 2015
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4.9
based on 27 traveler reviews

Ground Floor Just 10 Steps from the Back Door to the Pool & Beach w/ W/D
average rating of 4.9259257 based on 58 reviews
5

Beautful Condo and Easy Access to Pool and Beach

  • 5 of 5

This is the second year we have rented this Condo for our Family Beach vacation. The inside is nicely furnished and well maintained. You can pull you car right to the backdoor to unload you suitcases and beach gear. This condo is in one of the best locations. You can watch your kids at the pool right from your back door. We have stayed in a number of different condos along the St Augustine/Crescent Beach and this is our favorite by far.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

beautiful condo with great views, easy access and attentive management

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful condo had my discriminating well traveled family smiling the moment they walked in the door. The condo is nicely furnished, clean and has comfortable beds and a well stocked kitchen. Everything that you could possibly need is there (beach towels, beach chairs, binoculars). The location of the unit is fantastic. It's at the back which provides added privacy and easy access to the pool and the beach. One of our family members uses a walker and had no problem getting around. The master bedroom has an en suite bathroom which gives additional privacy. I can't say enough good things about Marisa, the manager of the unit. She was attentive and extremely accommodating before and during the trip. The owners also checked in to make sure everything was to our liking. Having a washer/dryer in the unit was a big plus at the beach. We will definitely be returning.

  • Submitted: May 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pocono Pines, PA USA
5

Great experience from start to finish

  • 5 of 5

We walked into this unit and immediately felt at home. From unloading the car right outside the door (We were staying for a month) with no stairs or elevators to deal with to the beautiful view when you step into the unit, everything was perfect. If you're looking for a quiet, peaceful and exquisitely well maintained and manicured complex, Crescent Sandpiper and this unit will not disappoint you. The furniture is very comfortable, kitchen is well equipped and the washer/dryer in the unit was an added bonus.

Marisa does an exceptional job of handling all the details from start to finish. You will find her to be very thorough, prompt and professional as well as offering a wealth of knowledge about the local attractions. This was our first time visiting northeast Florida and we look forward to going back in the future.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Super condo in Crescent Beach, Fl.

  • 5 of 5

The condo had everything one would need...The location to the swimming pool and beach is the best...The view of the ocean from the condo is second to none. Marisa was excellent to work with concerning the rental of this unit. We will be back in the near future....

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location, great condos!

  • 5 of 5

This condo is amazing! Well equipped, right on the beach, you can hear the waves from every room! The location is perfect for walking the beach, golf is easily accessible, restaurants close by and hiking in a few parks. We loved our stay!

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful in October

  • 5 of 5

Good time of year, good location. Minutes to St Augustine , good time to visit because tourist population was reduced from summer . Condo far enough away to provide very relaxed vacation. Steps to pool and beach. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
68.6 Miles
JAX, DAB, and MCO
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
St. Augustine Shores Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
1.9 Miles
South Beach Grill
Car: recommended

Within fifteen minutes of this condo is everything you could ask for! World famous golf courses, historical sites, sports and recreational opportunities, shopping, theater, and more restaurants that you could eat at if you chose a different one each day of the year!!! St. Augustine is the oldest city in America. The cobblestone streets are quaint and attract thousands of visitors a year both for it's rich history as well as it's hundreds of different entertainment and recreational opportunities. So whether you enjoy adventure, history, wining and dining, or spend all your time on this quiet island and it's pristine beaches-- you won't run out of things to do! For more specific suggestions, please send me an email or call. I will send you a guide of 30 things to do in under 30 minutes away that we and our renters have found to do that we suggest!

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  • $150 cleaning fee applies to stays 3 weeks or longer
    Long-term rentals (one month of more) require a $500 reservation deposit, Short-term rentals (less than one month) require a $300 reservation deposit.
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Amenities

St. Augustine Area Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • 1 King, 2 Full
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Within 15 mins of this condo is everything you could ask for! World famous golf courses, historical sites, sports and recreational opportunities, shopping, theater, and over 365 restaurants! St. Augustine is the oldest city in America; the cobblestone streets are quaint and attract thousands of visitors a year both for its rich history as well as its hundreds of different entertainment and recreational opportunities. Tour Flagler College and see 79 stained glass windows done by Tiffany. Drive 5 mins to visit Marineland and interact with dolphins or enjoy affordable ecological and cultural kayak tour of the National Estuarine Research Reserve on the Matanzas River. Enjoy breathtaking gardens at Washington State Oaks Park just a few miles away. Rent bikes and ride the beach, or spend hours searching for sea shells. So whether you enjoy adventure, history, wining and dining, or spend all your time on this quiet island and it's pristine beaches-- you won't run out of things to do!

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