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Christian's Keep-3BR St. Augustine Home Downtown

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

'Christian's Keep' is a quaint, comfortable bungalow in the historic Lincolnville District of St. Augustine. Originally built in 1930, and fully renovated in 2007 by Christian Voelkel, this 3-bed, 2-bath home for up to 6 guests provides a great respite from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Just a short distance to museums, shops, and restaurants on Saint George Street, our bungalow is close to the action yet far enough to offer all the peace and quiet you need in a vacation getaway.


Master Bedroom: Queen Bed | Bedroom 2: Full Bed | Bedroom 3: Futon

The completely remodeled home boasts all the charm of its 1930 roots, yet is complete with all the modern comforts you’ll need for your next getaway! Nothing can beat the serenity and charm of this quiet neighborhood.

If you don’t want to spend a minute of your Florida vacation inside, the deck is a wonderful place to share in family cookouts. Book a nearby fishing charter, and then bring your prized catch over the gas grill to treat your loved ones to a zesty seafood dinner!

When you’re ready to head inside, the cozy interior offers 1,200 square feet of well-appointed living space. After a long day at the beach, you’ll love settling down to play a board game or watch a favorite movie on the living room’s cozy couches.

The kitchen leads seamlessly from the living room. Whenever you want to dine inside, whip up a favorite recipe in the fully equipped kitchen and then settle down at the table or breakfast bar to enjoy your meal.

Whenever you need to cool off on those balmy Florida days, a community pool awaits nearby, where you can spend your days swimming laps or simply enjoying a poolside picnic.


While ‘Christian’s Keep’ provides seclusion from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it is conveniently located within walking distance of some of the area’s best attractions! Stroll to St. George Street, where you’ll find a busy pedestrian-only street filled with shops and restaurants.

If you're traveling with a furry friend, you’ll find the area to be very pet friendly! Check out the Creekside Dinery for a fish-focused menu as well as an outdoor deck, fire pit, and live music.

No matter whether you’re traveling during summer or winter, Florida is a prime beach destination. Drive just 15 minutes to Vilano Beach and spend the day wading through the Atlantic’s refreshing waters.


Evolve Vacation Rental Network is on a mission to make vacation rental easy for guests. Every property in our network has been vetted and verified so you can book with confidence. If you have questions prior to your trip, we are happy to assist you 7 days a week. During your stay, your designated Guest Contact will be available 24/7 to help with any issues that may arise.


Key Residence Features:

- Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, air conditioning, central heating, ceiling fans, complimentary toiletries, free WiFi, 4 flat-screen cable TVs, hair dryer, deck, gas grill, and more!

- Sunny St. Augustine location - Walking distance from restaurants, bars, shops, and more! Just 15 minutes to the beach!


- No smoking

- Pet friendly with $75 per stay fee (dogs only, maximum 2 allowed, 30 pound weight limit each)

- No events, parties or large gatherings

- Must be at least 25 years old to book

- Additional fees and taxes may apply

- Photo ID may be required upon check-in

More Details

Property Manager
Evolve Vacation Rental Network
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2018

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you for a sweet quiet little get-a-way. We loved our time here seeing the sights and enjoying all the history! Our bike ride to breakfast was awesome. Your'v done a beautiful job renovating this home.
Jun 2011
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Lincolnville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • sailing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(56 traveler reviews)

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Christian's Keep-3BR St. Augustine Home Downtown
average rating of 4.910714 based on 72 reviews


  • 5 of 5

My wife and I, along with our two "Westies" had a great time at Christian's Keep. The house felt like it was our own vacation home and the neighborhood was rich in history and wonderful people. Close enough to downtown to walk and far enough away from the maddening crowds for peace and solitude. Short 15 minute drive to Vilano Beach for the dogs to take a swim. We look foward to a return trip. Dick

  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
During this stay the property was under previous owner or management.
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Wonderful Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

What a joy to stay here. This is what makes VRBO so perfect for us. We very much appreciate the owners John and Susan. This is a home that has pride of ownership (with nice thoughtful touches to the interior and exterior of the property) and, importantly, the hospitality of the owners was heartwarming. The sunlight coming into the home makes for an enjoyable space in the master bedroom or in the living areas. The palm grove behind the property creates a nice private experience. The home is located in the historic Lincolnville district. Lincolnville is an interesting and charming enclave of small homes dating from the 1800’s and early 1900’s with a number of homes having been renovated. During the time we stayed here, we learned the history of Lincolnville in the 1960’s when it was an epicenter of the civil rights movement. We enjoyed that the owners welcomed pets and this home is pet friendly -- from the great front AND back yard fenced areas, to interesting walking in the neighborhood and, to a park a couple of blocks away. Also for us, a serendipity was the proximity to dog-friendly beaches (10 min drive) where we could walk for miles on beautiful white sand beaches with our leashed dog. Finally, the access to the amazing history in St. Augustine area from the mid 1500’s to the present (easy walk to the historic district) made every day interesting. People were friendly in St Augustine. A big thank you to John and Susan who ended our month-long stay with an over-the-top memorable gesture of hospitality. Best vacation ever!!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
During this stay the property was under previous owner or management.
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Very cozy Southern Cottage

  • 5 of 5

We are from Annapolis, Md. and loved our stay in the historic neighborhood of Lincolnville in St. Augustine. Every day we took walks to the heart of old St. Augustine. There was always something interesting to do. People in the neighborhood were very friendly. The house is a classic southern cottage that has been well renovated for comfort and convenience. Great stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
During this stay the property was under previous owner or management.
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Perfect vacation retreat

  • 5 of 5

Christian's Keep is a beautiful vacation home. The home is welcoming, clean and lots of extras for your use. Kitchen has everything you may need to cook a meal if you wish.

Also has comfortable beds!!! The location is in a quiet neighborhood with an easy walk to Old Town. If you are planning to spend some time in St. Augustine I highly recommend this well appointed home.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
During this stay the property was under previous owner or management.
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Perfect for our family.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed the time spent in your home. Great location.

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nautical theme, functional house

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay, nice gift basket and ornament. Futon bed was uncomfortable and gave back pain, other beds very comfortable

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

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