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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


Details
Property
condo
Sleeps
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

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.

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Owner
Jan Barry
Member since: 2009
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 January, 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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Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(106 traveller reviews)

Luxury Condominium Next Door to the Ritz Carlton with free wi-fi and smart tvs
average rating of 4.981132 based on 139 reviews
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Beautiful Unit

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, just-renovated oceanfront unit. Owner was great to work with, very responsive to our reservation request. Kept us well informed throughout the process from booking to arrival to departure. Amazing attention to details and Incredible ocean views from living room and master bedroom. We lacked for nothing! Don't stay anywhere else on Amelia Island!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the very kind review! I am so happy that you enjoyed your stay and liked the renovation. We tried hard to make it like a second home rather than a "rental unit". I do hope you will come back again very soon!
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5

Exceeded my Expectations

  • 5 of 5

This condo on the beach was exactly what we were looking for. The best things about it were 1. The FULLY available kitchen (toaster, blender, mixer, lots of pots and pans and utensils). We stayed 7 nights and ate all our meals in the condo that we prepared in the kitchen. 2. Plenty of room (husband, wife and two boys ages 22 and 24). Even though the condo was fairly small, the second bedroom was behind two closed doors so when we went to sleep early, we couldn't hear the boys at all in the other bedroom watching a movie or talking. 3. THE VIEW. We hardly left the condo for the seven nights we were there. From the master bedroom, I lay in bed every morning and watched the sun rise over the ocean just by opening my eyes. 4. Comfortable furniture. The beds were very comfortable and so was the living room furniture. A large round table in the dining area was great for playing games. 5. Book, movie and game selections at the condo were nice to have. Other wonderful features: master bath has two sinks with lots of counter space. The balcony over looking the beach has a table for four and two other comfortable patio chairs and is completely private. We watched turtles every day from our balcony. The two times we did go out, we went to Fort Cinch State Park and saw lots of armadillos. We can't wait to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the very nice review! I'm so glad that you enjoyed your stay in our newly renovated condo. We also love Fort Clinch and our favorite thing is to watch the turtles in the dunes from our balcony. We enjoyed having you as guests and hope that you will call us again soon.
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5

Lovely condo

  • 5 of 5

Great place, great location, great views, beautiful beach!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Girl trip 2016 Amelia Island

  • 5 of 5

We had our annual girl trip at your lovely condo. Your place made us feel so welcome and at home. Balcony and view were beautiful. We loved every minute and hope to make a return trip.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Amelia Island Vacation! :)

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous family vacation here on Amelia Island. The condo was exactly as shown in the photos. Spacious, clean, nicely furnished and well stocked. The beach was amazing; as was the view from the condo. Jan was a gracious host. She was very helpful from booking through arrival and quickly answered any questions we had. The welcome package sent ahead of time was a great help as this was out first time coming to Amelia. We couldn't have asked for a better experience!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely property, great views, the total package!

  • 5 of 5

My sisters and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The condo was very, very nice! The view from the balcony was awesome! We had everything we needed and more! We even enjoyed the Tropical Storm the night before we left! Thank you so much for such a relaxing and lovely vacation. We would definitely recommend this property to everyone! Great hospitality, comfort, and just all around wonderful time!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Jacksonville International Airport
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Nearest Train
30 Miles
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

Rental Rates for this holiday condo in Fernandina Beach, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Low season
11 Sep 2016 - 11 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$398
A$2,784
 
 
Mid season
12 Mar 2017 - 13 May 2017
5 night minimum stay
A$431
A$3,016
 
 
High Season
14 May 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$3,248
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
A$464
A$3,016
 

Additional information about rental rates

House Keeping Fee A$133 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit A$331
Tax Rate 11.0%

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.

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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Fernandina Beach, Florida

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 5
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
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 ...
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:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • 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.

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