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The Crescent Moon quiet, cozy, one block from beach

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1Bedrooms, 1 Baths, one pull out sofa for 2 adults or a small family

The Crescent Moon, in Butler Beach, FL east of A-1A, is a charming 1 bedroom, 1 bath cottage unit, just right for a small family, 2 friends or one couple who love quiet and privacy, beach soothing mornings and great evenings to love, walk, dance, and relax. As of October 2015 I no longer am renting to 4 adults at the Crescent Moon. A small family is fine. Perfect for 2 adults with a small family up to 4 persons. Please look at the Ooo Laa Laaah #7117208 on vacationrentals as an alternative for your needs with 4 adults) This is real beach living, not a condo scene, nestled in a really cool little neighborhood. The cottage has linoleum floors, a small bar-like kitchen, and a living area with nice furnishings including a Victorian fainting couch in the bedroom! There is also a very comfortable pull out sofa if needed. Provided is a foam topper to make a super nice pull out.The separate sleeping area with the pull out has a nice privacy curtain. The carpeted bedroom has a queen size bed and the one bathroom is ensuite. The cottage has its own private covered/fenced courtyard with patio furniture, fun party lights and gas grill. The bathroom has a large shower and all new incoming plumbing (July 2015) throughout the cottage with nice water pressure. The front porch is a covered sitting area with privacy and nice landscaping. Also, there is a covered side patio with a propane Weber grill for your use. The front patio is open and has a hose with doggie bathtub around the front of the cottage. Wifi, internet, Direct TV, and a HE washer and dryer. There is a covered single carport which makes ease of getting out of your car and walking into the cottage. The cottage provides room for ONE CAR ONLY! Visitors must find a parking space at another location. There simply is not enough room for two vehicles at all.

After 2017, I will no longer rent the cottage for more than a month at a time. I am sorry.

More Details

Owner
Martie McLean
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017

About Martie McLean

I'm 66 years old and I live in Ocala, Florida. I have rented the front of the property for 7 years and have had fantastic reviews through other vacation websites. I also have a rental at Dekle Beach Florida that keeps me busy during scalloping season. I take great pride in my beautiful places and am very responsive to any of our guests' needs. I do not live locally but can be there in 2 hours. I have a team of folks that help me with any issues you may encounter. I am available by phone but especially by email. The lovely apartment is tastefully decorated and fully furnished. I want nothing more than for you to have a wonderful time at Ooo Laa Laaah and the Crescent Moon.

Martie McLean purchased this cottage in 2008

Why Martie McLean chose St. Augustine Area

Butler Beach is one of the nicest beaches in Florida. I wanted a place in this quaint little neighborhood.

What makes this cottage unique

Private, quiet, and inexpensive. It is not a condo scene with stairs and noise from other guests. Pets are welcome but no more than two pets is allowed. The house has no steps to get into the home. All amenities are there. I take care of it as it is my home away from home when I need it.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful time during our stay. The cottage was great. Very clean, cozy and well supplied. One of the cutest places we've stayed at and in a really good location. The beach was great and St. Augustine was amazing. We will definately be back and hopefully soon.

Jason & Lucy, Ormond Beach, FL
Jun 2012
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Map

Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Jacksonville
Nearest Barpub
across the street
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
St. Augustine
Nearest Motorway
A1A
Nearest Restaurant
Mr. Frog and McToads
Nearest Beach
Butler Beach
Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* surf on the waves.

* eat in great restaurants.

* shopping in unique stores.

* lie or walk on the beach.

* rest or go to St. Augustine.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* walk on the beach.

* walk your dog.

* fly a kite.

* cook in.

* shop the thrift stores.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* play putt putt golf.

* go to the beach.

* play beach games.

* go to Marineland or Disney World.

* visit the Alligator Farm.

THE BEACH: ten miles long; wide, fabulous soft as silk white sand , walk or drive car on beach, 1 minute walk and no road to cross. It is east side A1A. Drive on the beach (entrance from 'The Crescent Moon is 1/2 block away) and you DO NOT cross any roads to get there.Lifeguards in summer, great surfing, swimming, fishing, boating, windsurfing, kite flying, snorkeling, etc.; Historical St. Augustine 10 minutes; St. Augustine Alligator farm 10 minutes; St. Augustine Beach fishing pier five minutes; unbelievable antique, modern and whimsical shopping. Marineland theme park 10 minutes; restaurants; night life; shopping; museums; movie theatres, and more. If you want to go ahead and take in Disney World, that is a few hours drive away and return to the sweet quiet of the the

beach life at 'The Crescent Moon'. Environmentally protected beach front with quiet dark nights.

Amenities

Saint Augustine Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • You may smoke outside but please do not throw the butts in the landscaping. Put out and throw away in garbage.
  • Two sets of adults is not allowed. It must be a family and total of no more than 4. That is because the bathroom is in the one bedroom.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • One easy to walk in shower. Grab bars in shower and sturdy sitting shower chair. The bathroom is an ensuite off of the bedroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • The bedroom has the one and only bathroom in the cottage. The bedroom has an armoire, vanity, closet, and antique fainting couch. The cottage is only for 2 adults or for 2 adults with a small family (2 children). There is a pull out sofa for 2 children off of the living area.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Central air conditioning and heating, cable tv, 40' Vizio with Direct TV, dvd player, wireless high speed internet, linens provided, laundry room with high end washer and dryer, coffee maker, microwave, toaster oven, super blender (The Magic Bullet), hairdryer, refrigerator, electric stove, kitchen utensils, full kitchen, gas bbq grill, covered parking. Owner accepts PayPal, checks, bank drafts or money orders.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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The Crescent Moon quiet, cozy, one block from beach
average rating of 4.910714 based on 68 reviews
Lutz, Fl
5

Crescent Moon vacation stay at Butler Beach, Fl

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful vacation we had at the Crescent Moon cottage. Beautiful kept place, all sorts of "beach" decorations in all the rooms. We walked to the ocean, jumped waves every day, and took the pup with us on the beach. Nice park nearby to walk the dog and excellent provisions for her at the cottage. Everything we needed, (and more) in the cottage. Just perfect size for us. Can't say enough about the provisions for us to use in the cottage, blankets, towels, all kinds of pots, pans, dishes, coffee maker, microwave and toaster oven, all available, plus satellite TV and very good internet. Felt right at home. One of my favorites was the patio off the kitchen, fenced in and peaceful to sit, read, enjoy a cup of coffee or whatever.

Cottage was in a quiet area right off the beach, but close enough to drive a short distance to a variety of attractions in St Augustine. Enjoyed the historic Fort and Lighthouse. Distillery tour was good, lots of samples too.

Hope to come back next year and stay at Crescent Moon. Thank you Martie for a memorable, very pleasant vacation at your cottage. Joan, Richard & Chillie

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a lovely review! Thank you for mentioning all the extras I try to provide my guests! Martie
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5

Great little bungalow

  • 5 of 5

Great location, dog friendly, very cozy & peaceful!! Best suited to two adults because of the layout. Martie very nice to work with!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay right by the beach

  • 5 of 5

Cottage was perfect. Everything was very clean and tidy. The location is perfect for families. Close to all the are attractions but in a quiet neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review! I love the quiet little neighborhood! Especially since Mary Street is one of the few entrances on the beach via 4X4s since Hurricane Matthew. This makes the cottage ideal as you just walk right to the beach and leave the hot car at home with no worry of getting stuck in the sand. It's an easy stroll east of A1A. That means no major roads to walk over.
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5

Cozy- retreat

  • 5 of 5

The crescent moon was delightful-

Impeccably clean - zany in decor - w/ all the amenities that we needed. It was a short walk to the beach, great restaurants & an overall liovely experience- Martie is a delight to deal w/ & we will surely visit again!!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: And return visitors are always welcome! Good communication with owner.
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5

Great little cottage with lots of character

  • 5 of 5

Love love this cottage, few steps to the beach and has everything you need for a comfortable stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes, thank you! This family booked both units for a nice stay with plenty of room for all!
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5

Cozy house and short walk to a great beach!

  • 5 of 5

We had a very nice 3 night stay here. Well equipped house with a cute fenced patio, perfect for an evening glass of wine. A block from a quiet stretch of beach. We swam every morning...the water was perfect. Lots to do in St. Augustine and good restaurants close by. A very enjoyable way to celebrate our anniversary. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
cleaning fee $80
Tax Rate 7.1%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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