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Ocean Front ShoreThing Condo;SUPERB VIEW, direct ocean/beach access,

Bedrooms 2
Space 825 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 5 Sleeps;

Direct access to Atlantic Ocean with fantastic views. Ocean is literally in front of you. Just go over walkway and you are there.

Condo is end unit with ocean views from most rooms . Enjoy waves, birds and sunrise .

NEW 55 INCH samsung smart tv in Living Room

includes netflix; on demand comcast, hbo go

- LR w/electric fireplace for those romantic times.

DVD ( surround sound home theatre) great smooth sounds for movies,music and radio listening or plug in iphone.

Small DVD collection.

-Dimmable light sconces in bedroom ;26' tv in primary bedroom.

-ceiling fans in living room and bedrooms

Balcony with 2 PVC chairs with cushion and 2 sling chairs to dry fast if it rains.

- Wireless internet

-Granite Counter top eating. 2 swivel bar stools and 2 bar chairs.. 2 TV table available.

-Private Condo Pool accessible in front of condo with key lock entry and ocean views. Pool can be viewed and is directly below our condo balcony.

Unwind at a Shore Thing.

Condo is in close proximity to Mayo Clinc

PETS ; pets $ 60 to 100 non refundable fee; please call or email to discuss prior to rental

CALL direct for this beach front retreat and leave a message anytime for direct informed response to your vacation questions and convenient booking.

More Details

Property Manager
Paula and Jim Brown
Member since: 2004
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Paula and Jim Brown

I have had rentals for 20 years.

I enjoy getting to know guests from all over. And have many repeat guests that I love.

Paula and Jim Brown purchased this condo in 2009

Why Paula and Jim Brown chose Beaches

Love sitting on that Balcony and taking walks on the Beach.

Like walking to the Beach Hut restaurant for breakfast or Breezy Coffee around the corner to start my day.

Love the Jax Beach amphitheater is a walk away for show they have.

What makes this condo unique

romantic with great sound system; electric fireplace, and dimmable light sconces in oceanfront bedroom

and moonlight walks.

walk to many restaurants or the pavillion

Guestbook comments from the manager

Review #20864504 “Ocean Front ShoreThing Condo;SUPERB VIEW, direct ocean/beach access, ”


★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Really nice condo and beachfront. Well taken care of, clean and comfortable.

Reviewer location

West Virginia, USA

Date of arrival

December 8, 2017
Dec 2017
  • 1 of 1


Beaches Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 825 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , outdoor shower , New fixture with bright lighting
  • supply both towels and beach towels
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • 2 queen size beds; one foam mattress and other pillow top. Bedrooms divided by Pocket door. sleeper sofa in living room
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
comfortable furniture for a happy stay. Electric fireplace 2 televisions (55" smart TV in 26" TV in primary bedroom), Fantastic Home theatre for great sounds for movies,music and radio listening. Ocean bedroom with sconces with dimmer switch; dolphin bedroom with cherry tree that lights up. Supplies:Paper towels x 1, sponge x 1, liquid hand soap, Bar of soap x 1, towels, beach towels, linens, cooler, beach chairs x 3; laundry soap for use. coffee filters Sandpiper condo is 24 unit oceanfront condo. Shore Thing condo is on 2nd floor end unit with fantastic ocean views . Stairs close to unit, elevator available. Chairs on balcony. Mesh netting available for balcony for those smaller pets or children on request, so no worries. Needed to be requested at time of reservation Tile floor mopped spic n span prior your stay. DVD with DVD library. Wireless DSL internet. . Provide few beach chairs and beach towels for all. Sleeps 1-5; queen size bed in each bedroom (2) ; 5" queen size sleeper sofa in LR. Each mattress is covered for allergies. Pets allowed for $60 to $100 per approval of breed and weight. Couch is slipcovered during pet's stay. And couch cover washed between use. . Swimming Pool enclosed. Keyed access Boardwalk walkway in front of condo. Thanks for considering a Shore thing


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Ocean Front ShoreThing Condo;SUPERB VIEW, direct ocean/beach access,
average rating of 4.9117646 based on 69 reviews

3rd time hear; love this place

  • 5 of 5

Love the new big smart TV :) Comfortable , clean , relaxing place. Well stocked.

owner very easy to work with.

the weather could of been a bit warmer but you can't beat the view.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This condo was perfect. It was cozy, comfortable, clean, and very well equipped. The views were amazing. It was easy to get around Jax Beach with lots of great places to eat. We will definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Beautiful view. Right on the water

  • 3 of 5

It was the coldest week of the year and needed heating. The heater never got above 70 and just kept blowing cool air 24/7. The place could use a bit of redecorating and take out some of the dated furniture. Overall nothing beats the view!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Well I guess my eclectic taste doesn't please everybody. The loveseat is comfy but will replace soon as worn. All other furniture is on website and pictures are recent and personally I like the way the condo is decorated. The mattresses are very comfortable as well as the couch. Please view the pictures on website which are taken in the last 1-2 months. When it is 98 outside, the AC runs constantly. When it is 26 outside, the heater runs constantly . I have had heat up in the 70's and that is what the thermostat said whatever degree I set thermostat on. I even have a fireplace electric heater that I suggested guest use . As , it really heats up small spaces. I guess Miami doesn't get chilly. anyhow 2 bad reviews in a row . I will keep trying my best
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Nice Condo; enjoyed it

  • 5 of 5

Would recommend this condo. Owners go above and beyond. Very Clean and well kept; I come every year.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Jacksonville, Fl/ Charlotte, NC

Clean, well equipped, but in need of a face lift.

  • 3 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. The unit was clean and the bed was comfortable. Paula and Jim were extremely responsive to a couple of issues we had with the TV and internet. They made everything right, even on New Years Eve. Much thanks to them.

However, we felt the unit and the property is in need of some paint and TLC.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I email each guest that leaves a review of condo with a personal email and appreciation of staying with us. But thought this review was best left online instead. Jim and I try very hard to make the condo a good experience. During Joan T stay , Dec 31 to Jan 2; Jacksonville Beach had gray frigid windy wet freezing cold weather. This weather front came down the east Coast. Weather was bad enough that you left condo after 2 nights instead of 3 nights to travel back home safely. So maybe the weather skewed your review? On Dec 31, I got a call about the TV and internet not working at 5 pm. Our new smart 55 inch TV works like any other TV. Both TV power and Comcast cable box has to be powered on and TV on channel 3 with source set to TV. I do have a small DVD collection and source maybe be set to HDMI Sony DVD player. I spent 10 min on the phone explaining TV . So you were able to get TV functioning without a problem. I was told internet not working. I called previous guest who has stayed at condo the last 5 Christmas’s and she told me that both the TV and internet worked for my repeat guest that left at 11 am. I went to condo after dinner at 8 pm ( was at restaurant for New Years Eve dinner.) Apparently the modem had been pulled out which shredded data cable. The data cable was duct tapped. Which I had no knowledge that modem was duct taped and never received any complaints prior about internet. I repaired internet for them at 8 pm and I thought all was good. We just painted walls and baseboard of the condo one month prior. The inside doors are next in line to be painted, but hardly deserves a 3 out of 5 stars. The walkways of condo as well as grounds took a hit from both 2 windy stormy guests . One in 2016 called Matthew and then RUDE Irma which Hit 3 months ago. Hurricane Irma took a hit on outside walkways and the outside pretty condo landscape . The condo association will need to repaint sidewalks after weather warms up. But the outside of Condo painted 2016. Out of 63 reviews of 5 stars, this 64th review is the one that breaks my heart. But as the Ricky Nelson song goes “But it's all right now, I learned my lesson well. You see, ya can't please everyone, so ya got to please yourself and your other guests who we cherish!” Go Jacksonville Jaguars at playoff game today.
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West Virginia, USA


  • 5 of 5

Really nice condo and beachfront. Well taken care of, clean and comfortable.

  • Submitted: Dec 11, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
jacksonville international airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
easy walk ; lynchs irish pub; green brewing
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
st johns car ferry; take from airport
Nearest Golf
1.7 Miles
numerous golf courses
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
numerous restaurants in walking distance
Nearest Beach
right in front on condo

South Beach Park and Sunshine Playground; great kids playground plus tennis courts, basketball courts. Huguenot Tennis Facility($3.50 per person). 2 blocks away Oceanfront park with volleyball court and small playground.

Jacksonville Beach Fishing Pier offers visitors close up views of the Atlantic Ocean and anglers access to deep-water species of fish. small fee.; as of now the pier is closed because of hurricane damage.

Numerous golf courses.

Adventure Landing The park includes a water park with slides, a riverway, a go-kart track, miniature golf, laser tag arena batting cage and an arcade with a wide variety of games

surfboard and bike rentals locally

Saint Augustine , Local zoo, shopping locally at beach or outdoor town center, 95 S Saint Augustine outlet mall, Jacksonville landing, outdoor

amphitheater just few blocks away, amphitheater Saint Augustine. Football games,

Mayport ferry to Amelia Island.




Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $75
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 13.0%

5 night minimum rental in between Saturday to Saturday Range;exception if <2wks prior to arrival then I consider 3 day rentals
Cleaning fee :$100; pets $ 60 to 100 non refundable fee; please ask for specific pet fee prior to rental

Manager'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.