"Surf's Up" is a magnificent, ocean front home looking over the vast St. Augustine dunes and the Atlantic Ocean. Walking into the foyer, you are greeted by soft colors, beachy decor, and beautiful pine floors. The main living area is on the 1st floor. The living room, dining area, and kitchen look out over the pool, hot tub, and fire pit. The living room is warm and inviting with its many windows allowing plenty of natural light. The sofas and chairs allow guests to gather around a decorative fireplace to socialize, or watch their favorite show on one of many TVs in the house. There is a powder room off of the living room. Next to the living room is the sun room with two day beds, sitting area, and another TV. The sun room can be used as a 6th bedroom, however it does not have a closet. The dining table has comfortable seating for 8, but you could squeeze in 10 or 12 if needed. The kitchen is spacious and fully loaded with everything you need to make your favorite meals. The chef in your group will appreciate the granite counters, wood cabinets, stainless appliances, and plenty of prep space. We have a side by side refrigerator with water and ice dispenser in the door.
On the main level is a fabulous master suite. Here, guests will find a comfy king bed. There is also a nautically-themed desk with work space, and high speed wireless Internet. There is a flat screen TV mounted on the wall in the bedroom. The master bath is very spacious, with a double vanity, deep soaking tub, separate shower and enclosed toilet room. The back deck wraps from the back of the house around to the master bedroom. Guests have deck access from the master bedroom.
On the 2nd floor, there are four more bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. There is a second master bedroom upstairs. It is on the ocean side of the house and features a king bed, TV, and a large, private bathroom with a walk-in shower. The 3rd bedroom has a queen bed, TV, and ocean views. The 4th bedroom is also on the ocean side. It has 2 twin beds and a TV with a DVD/VCR player. The 5th bedroom has two more twin beds. Bedrooms 3,4, and 5 share a full bathroom which features a pedestal sink and a shower/tub combo.
On the ground level, the back deck offers a sunny place to sit by the pool, hot tub, and fire pit, or to lay out in the sun and work on your tan. There is a patio table with seating for six, high top chairs with an umbrella, and a couple of recliners. There is a separate laundry room on the ground level. It has two sets of washers and dryers. There is also a bathroom in the laundry room. It has a shower, sink, and toilet. The beach is accessible via a public walkway just a few steps from the house. When you return from the beach, we have a private, outdoor shower closet!
There is plenty of parking space here. We have covered carport parking for two cars, and at least 4 more cars can park in the driveway. We have a small garage, but it is used mainly to store beach toys (surf boards, beach chairs, etc). Also 7 beach cruiser bikes to tool around the beach or ride to local shop. Helmets also supplied.
I looked at many homes to purchase this past spring. I fell in love with this house as it makes you feel so warm and welcome.There is a real cozy feeling and many areas for socializing with family and friends. I also hope to add a pool, hot tub, and fire pit in the Spring of 2018 to make it a perfect beach house with everything you need.
What makes this House unique:
I will never get tired of enjoying each day we have spent here together. Every visit leads to wanting to come back even longer the next time. The hard wood floors and knowing the history of this house and all it's wonderful features is something I never thought I would find.
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We really appreciated the kitchen with every pan and gadget needed and the 2 washers and dryers easily accessed on our way to and from the beach. Looking forward to enjoying the pool and hot tub which will soon be installed.
Stayed July, 2018
The house is beautiful and comfy. Love the fact that the outdoor shower has hot water! Two washers and dryers make it a breeze to get laundry done. Close to anything you need. Would love to return when the pool is done.
Stayed June, 2018
We rented the house for 5 nights. From the very beginning the owner was great he was in contact with us and gave us a lot of information regarding the house and the area. The house was clean and very well supplied with all that we needed. The location was great. Beach access next to the house and a very short drive to the historic area.
We would stay again.
Stayed May, 2018
We had our 19th annual Dee Day event here this weekend. This was the first time we stayed in St. Augustine. The house was great. We were pleased with the space. Loved the twin rooms and bonus twins on first floor. The kitchen was well equip and even had condiments, paper plates and more. More than adequate space for our party of 8 and 1/2. We didn't even use all the perks - bikes and paddle boards, outdoor shower. We actually got to check in a little early (thanks Bill) and we met the housekeeper who was great! My only wish was a covered deck to enjoy the beach view, but you can't have everything. Great rental - awesome house! You will love it here. So many extras too -$25 gift certificate for Ale house, free koozies, beach towels, books to read - this place has it all. Thanks for sharing with us!
Stayed May, 2018
Surf's Up is a great beach home. Well decorated and comfortable. Host is very accommodating and thoughtful. Happy to recommend this home.
Stayed April, 2018
Beautiful beach house- large, well kept and has lots of amenities. We had a great stay and the owner was very responsive to all inquiries. Would highly recommend!
Stayed March, 2018
The owner was great, responded right away to all my questions. The house is just as described, great beach house!
Thank you Bill!
Stayed January, 2018
We enjoyed our stay in Bills home. It was lovely! The sheets are all high quality and there was more than enough towels, they even had beach towels for us. The garage was full of boogie boards, surf boards and beach chairs, even a bike! The kitchen had enough dishes and pans for our large group and even had a professional waffle maker that we used and loved.
Stayed November, 2017
This is truly a special home where great memories are made. As a group of female business owners, we appreciated the time to work together on our businesses, brainstorm new ideas and recharge in such an amazing space. The large table in the dining room and outside is perfect for big family-style dinners. The location is close to great restaurants and coffee shops. It's very spacious and has a blend of character and modern charm.
Stayed October, 2017