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Luxury Condominium Next Door to the Ritz Carlton with free wi-fi and smart tvs

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Ocean Place is located on beautiful Amelia Island which boasts some of the most beautiful beaches and golf courses in Florida. Ocean Place at Summer Beach is one of the most beautiful properties on the island and is located in the exclusive gated community of Summer Beach Resort right next door to the world-renowned Ritz Carlton Amelia Island Hotel and Spa. At the Ritz, you may enjoy fine dining, spa treatments, tennis, golf and shopping.

This beautiful two bedroom, two bath, 5th floor condominium is located directly on the beach and provides spectacular views and incredible sunrises. This condominium recently had a total renovation. Our condo truly does feel like a second home rather than 'rental condo', because we want our guest to feel like they are at home. Sleep with the doors open and listen to the crashing waves and see the moon from your bed. Then arise in the morning to the most beautiful sunrise over the Atlantic Ocean. You can sit out on the deck, and while having your morning coffee, watch the dolphins and sea gulls having their morning breakfast behind the shrimp boats.

Downtown in Fernandina, you will find the oldest seaport in the U.S. which has a rich heritage and has been under eight different flags. My family loves to stroll around downtown, especially at night among the lighted trees and visit the quaint shops and wonderful restaurants. Especially fun, is a horse and buggy ride tour of historic Fernandina. Additionally, there are jet skis, para-sails, and inland/offshore fishing charters available for hire. A short ferry ride can take you to beautiful Cumberland Island, the only national sea shore on the East Coast. We love knowing that out guests are here making memories to last a lifetime.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Owner
Jan Barry
Member since: 2009
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
12 August, 2017

About Jan Barry

My husband's family has been vacationing on Amelia Island for about 40 years. After we got married and had children we began bringing our own family here on vacation. My children never wanted to go anywhere else. For several years we spent the entire month of July here. Our family's most treasured memories are of this Island. We decided that we wanted to own our own little piece of Heaven on Amelia Island, so we began looking around and finally settled on Ocean Place. We now have three grown boys, ages 25, 23, and 20 and they still love going to Amelia Island to vacation, even after all of these years. There really is something for all ages to enjoy. We hope that you will love our home away from home as much as we do and we look forward to sharing it with you.

Jan Barry purchased this condo in 1998

Why Jan Barry chose Northeast Florida

We absolutely loved the location next to the Ritz because we have three boys, who all love to golf and the golf course is located right next door. We love the bike/walking paths located throughout Summer Beach where our children like to ride their bikes and skateboards. There is always someone available for the children to play with, however, the beaches are not crowded at all.

What makes this condo unique

Our unit is located on the fifth floor in the middle of the building which offers complete unobstructed views of the ocean in all directions for as far as the eye can see. There are two pools at Ocean Place to enjoy so you don't feel as though you have to fight for a spot at the pool. The condominium community is gated which gives us peace of mind about our security. We have free WI-FI service so you can connect to the outside world IF YOU CHOOSE TO, three 46' HDTV televisions with cable and DVR service, with 300 channels included, and free long distance phone service to anywhere in the USA and Canada.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Once again, our month-long stay at the Barry's Ocean Place beach home was an exceptionally pleasant experience. This was the second time we've spent a winter vacation here, and everything was just perfect, as we expected it would be. Jan has provided everything her guests could possibly need in making this a comfortable and cozy place. It feels like a home away from home. The view from the balcony is spectacular, and the weather allowed for many relaxing hours enjoying watching the surf roll in -- as well as quite a few surfers riding the waves. We are definitely planning another return visit, hopefully next December-January.
Dec 2012
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Amelia Island, Florida

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) Very luscious linens, 600 thread count sheets and pillow cases, brand new plush mattress, very nice comforter, Twin or Single Beds (2) Plush mattress topper on each bed, designer comforters and sheets. , Sleeper sofa or Futons (1) Very comfortable, can awake from here to view the sunset over the ocean. Also, a blow up Aero bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • books - kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • video player
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • deck chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Golf Clubs
  • patio
  • Raft
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Walking path from Ocean Place to the Ritz where you can enjoy dining, spa services, shopping,etc.

Reviews

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Luxury Condominium Next Door to the Ritz Carlton with free wi-fi and smart tvs
average rating of 4.97479 based on 152 reviews
5

The perfect home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed in many condos and beach houses over our 25 years of marriage but this was our favorite by far!! Jan has thought of everything! The condo is beautiful in every way. The kitchen literally was stocked with anything a vacation cook might need. I forgot the boogie boards and Jan even had a "beach closet" that had everything we needed! The view is amazing and the proximity to all the sites is perfect. We loved Timoti's in Fernandina and we also enjoyed Natural Slice and miniature golf in the Plantation. Amelia Island is just gorgeous. Too many great things to say about the Berry's beach condo! Loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy that you had such a nice time and you liked all of our updates. We simply love knowing that our guests are there making wonderful memories to last a lifetime. Thank you again! Jan
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5

Beautiful views! Lovely condo!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week at this fabulous condo. It has everything you need! The deck is large and the views are wonderful. It is clean and all furniture was ver comfortable. We had a great time and can't wait to return!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Had a great time! Thanks for sharing your condo!

  • 5 of 5

All the details and personal touches made it feel like home for us! thanks for the wine and handwritten note!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! That's our goal, to make it feel more like a home away from home rather than a "rental unit". You're so welcome. Thank you again and please come back soon.
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5

Beautiful beachfront property

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this property for a week in June. We love it so much that we are return guests to Ms. Jan's beautiful home! :) A beautiful home steps from the beach is perfect for our family! There is nothing better than listening to the waves lull you to sleep, watching the sunrise from the deck, and seeing turtles in the dunes. Ms. Jan has everything you need for a great stay~ there's even a closet full of "beach stuff"- chairs, toys, noodles, etc, etc. Ms. Jan is great to work with~ she is so quick to answer emails (even when she was celebrating the birth of her new grandbaby the day we were checking in)! We love it here and look forward to our next trip back!

The Rogge's

Wisconsin

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments and we enjoyed having you as guests. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and made lots of good memories to hold you until next time!! Thank you again! Jan
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5

beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in this beautifully decorated condo which was perfect for our family. Great location. Loved the balcony and watching the pelicans and dolphins. Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Anna! We enjoyed having your family as guests and hope you'll come back very soon! Thank you again for choosing our condo for your family vacation. Jan
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Wonderful beachfront vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed one week at this beautiful and comfortable condo by the beach. The view from the condo and the terrace is magnificent. Inside, the peaceful decor and amenities that the family has provided for their guests make the condo feel like a home away from home. The beach is amazing, stretching north and south from the condo for miles.

The condo is very conveniently located. A great grocery store is just a couple of minutes away by car. The town of Fernandina Beach is very accesible by car, and is a beautiful and friendly locale for shopping and eating. The people we encountered everywhere in Amelia Island were warm and welcoming.

Before and during our stay, the owner was exceptionally responsive to our inquiries. We highly recommend this condo as a perfect spot for a lovely vacation by the sea.

Our heart-felt thanks to the Barry family for opening their condo to us and making our stay there memorable!

Three sisters

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You three ladies were such a delight to have as guests. I am so glad that you chose our condo for your very special sister reunion. We hope you made lots of wonderful memories and will want to return soon! Thank you for your kind review.
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Jacksonville International Airport
Nearest Point of Interest
Jacksonville International Airport - 30 miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport - 1 mile
Nearest Point of Interest
Nassau Ferry - 30 miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Amtrak Train 30 miles
Nearest Point of Interest
I-95 - 13 miles
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest beach - 100 yards
Car: recommended

Annual 'Concourse d Elegance' antique car show (March), Shrimp Boat Festival (1st weekend in May), Fort Clinch State Park, Historic lighthouse tours, Museum on Amelia Island History

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$126.8
Damage Deposit A$317

Rates are $250-$300 per night. High season rates apply to holidays. $400/night for Ga./Fla. weekend and Concourse De Elegance Car show weekend.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.