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Fabulous Beachfront Home - HOT TUB/FIRE PIT - FAMILIES & WEDDINGS (Add. fees)

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 445 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

5 Bedrooms & 4 1/2 Baths Sleeps 14. Master Suite w/deck & Fantastic Ocean Views!

Welcome to Ocean Blue, a stunning two story beachfront vacation home/wedding venue located on the Atlantic Ocean in South Ponte Vedra Beach!

For WEDDINGS & SPECIAL EVENTS: please see below for link on availability and pricing.

For VACATION RENTALS Ocean Blue generally rents by the week. Exceptions are during weeks when planned events leave open dates between rentals. The 3 day minimum listed on HomeAway is for Weddings and Special Events only. Please see below for details.

This wonderful home boasts a huge 2nd floor Master Suite and deck with fabulous ocean views. Walls of glass on the ocean side line the Master, the living/kitchen/dining area as well as the den. The spacious ground floor deck and the large flat yard with the ocean backdrop are ideal for a family game of soccer/frisbee/badminton as well as for weddings of up to 100 guests. There is a large, fully stocked kitchen, indoor as well as outdoor dining for 14, loads of board games, books, beach toys, beach chairs & umbrellas, towels, a ping pong table, a fire pit and a hot tub! The Master bedroom suite encompasses the entire second floor while 3 bedrooms with private baths are on the ground floor. The den with a queen sleeper sofa & twin bed opens right out to the deck & the beach beyond. All ground floor bedrooms and bathrooms are wheelchair accessible.

Ocean Blue is perfect for weddings, family reunions & special events. We are often told that the home (particularly the living/dining/kitchen area) is substantially larger than it appears in the photos and is stocked with virtually everything one could envision to ensure a wonderful stay!

Ocean Blue is located on a particularly desirable section of Ponte Vedra Beach given that across A1A is the Guana River State Park, which includes a large tidal estuary and a bird and wildlife preserve. Such a vast game preserve produces huge numbers of pelicans, ospreys, egrets, cranes, and wood-storks which fly over the house and feed in the ocean behind the house and the marsh in front of it. The beach is incredibly private given that public parking is 1 1/2 miles away. Excellent restaurants are only minutes away!

For VACATION RENTALS please email or call the owner, Linda Granfield at 904-616-2779, prior to placing a credit card to request a booking.

PLEASE READ IF YOU ARE PLANNING A WEDDING OR SPECIAL EVENT:

RATES DISPLAYED BY HOMEAWAY/VRBO RELATE EXCLUSIVELY TO STANDARD VACATION RENTALS WITH A MAXIMUM OF 14 OVERNIGHT GUESTS. Please click on the following link on WeddingWire for wedding rates and packages and do not place a credit card deposit unless there has been prior communication with the owner and the quote has been edited to reflect the wedding or event.

https://www.weddingwire.com/biz/ocean-blue-ponte-vedra-beach/6d0003c2297692b1.html

https://www.facebook.com/pg/oceanbluepv/photos/?

tab=album&album_id=1702803880026120

FYI: Many local wedding planners have recommended and arranged weddings at Ocean Blue. While a "wedding planner" is not included in the rate we are happy to make recommendations based on the experiences of our previous brides. Also, multiple tent companies are familiar with the dimensions of Ocean Blue's waterfront lawn and can guide you according to the number of guests.

Please note that, for your protection as well as the property's, there is an outdoor home security system in place.

More Details

Owner
Ponte Vedra Beach House LLC - Linda M Granfield
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, french, spanish, dutch
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
10 December, 2017

About Ponte Vedra Beach House LLC - Linda M Granfield

Ocean Blue has received 5 star VRBO/HomeAway ratings and rave guests' reviews for over five years. View past guests' reviews under "About Ponte Vedra Beach House LLC" and scroll down to "Guest book comments from the owner".

Ponte Vedra Beach House LLC - Linda M Granfield purchased this house in 2010

Why Ponte Vedra Beach House LLC - Linda M Granfield chose South Ponte Vedra Beach

Unlike most oceanfront vacation homes in Ponte Vedra or St. Augustine, the main living area at Ocean Blue is located on the ground level. You walk through the front door and are greeted with stunning ocean views from four sets of French doors that lead out to the terrace & yard and a fabulous & serene beach just a few steps beyond! With all but one bedroom being downstairs, you don't have stairs to climb to bring in luggage and groceries! The living - dining - kitchen area is extremely spacious and open (guests have indicated that it is much larger than it appears in pictures). Comfortable but elegant furnishings, a 55" LCD TV, dining for 14 or more (both inside and outside), and the wonderful deck beyond will coax you into relaxation! Adjoining the living room is a cozy den, with ocean views, large television and queen sofa sleeper.

Our guest book at Ocean Blue is full of renters' comments about the gorgeous house, the many amenities, games, toys, books, ping pong table, hot tub, outdoor fire pit and the kids who always find loads of shark teeth!

Ocean Blue is also home to multiple weddings and events. Please view "rental rates" for applicable wedding and event fees.

What makes this house unique

We love the classy details about this house. The dark oak wood floors and the Mahogany furniture bring a little bit of home to what would otherwise be a typical beach house. The Master Bedroom Suite on the second floor is second to none. The stunning views from the King bed and from the double settee add to a very romantic setting for the special couple as they relax side by side with a glass of champagne looking out at the awe-inspiring ocean views.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We enjoyed Ocean Blue the home has everything you want or need for a family vacation.
Mar 2015
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in South Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 445 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Must properly maintain hot tub. Failure to do so will result in unsanitary conditions & will require draining & cleaning. See Rental Agreement
  • Place trash bins at curb by mailbox on morning of departure. Blue recycling bin should be put at curb on Wed. am at least 3' from trash bins & mailbox
  • Only non-teething pets are allowed. Must remain downstairs on hardwood floors. They may not enter carpeted areas and must not be on living room couch
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master - toilet , shower enclosure , Very large bathroom with spacious shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Uses guest bathroom across hall
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower enclosure , Also next to outdoor shower & perfect for kids!
  • Master Bedroom has a very large bathroom with spacious shower. Bedroom 2 has a bathroom with shower. Bedroom 3 has a bathroom with bath & shower Bedroom 4 does not have private bathroom. Guest bathroom is accross the hall Bedroom 5 has a bathroom with bath shower & is perfect for the kids as it has direct access to the deck, beach and ocean beyond
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Perfect for a couple with no children. Ground Floor
    Bedroom 3 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 single bed , Ideal for a couple with one or two children. Ground Floor
    Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Perfect for a Wedding, Special Occasion - Breathtaking views
    Bedroom 4 - 1 single bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Queen sofa & twin - Private walk out to deck & ocean
    Bedroom 5 - 1 large double bed , 2 single bed , Pile the kids in back room; direct access to deck & beach
  • Bedroom 1 is a Master Suite and spans nearly the entire 2nd Floor of the home. At the top of the stairs is a desk and walls of bookcases full of books. Inside the Master is a King size bed, a recliner, two large settees, TV, Gas Fireplace, and 3 sets of French doors that open up to a deck the length of the entire house and stunning ocean views. The adjoining porch has a ping pong table that can also be accessed from the ground floor deck via the spiral staircase. 4 bedrooms are downstairs: Bedroom 2 has a Queen Bed and is ideal for a couple Bedroom 3 has a King and a twin and is perfect for 3 people Bedroom 4 (which can double as a den) has a Queen sleeper a twin bed & TV. French doors lead to the deck and the ocean. Ideal for teenagers & singles Bedroom 5 has 2 twins and a Queen & is ideal for the kids or a couple with two kids. It is a large room with TV. The adjoining hallway has direct access to the outdoor deck & beach. Kids can go from the beach straight to the shower!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • pier fishing
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
• Ocean views from living area, dining area, kitchen, den, and master suite • Main living area located on the ground floor • Fully equipped kitchen with granite and stainless • Hot tub/Ping Pong • TVs in living room, den, master bedroom and 4th bedroom Numerous board games, books, and beach toys • Available for weddings, receptions, etc (additional fee applies) • Large, level back yard

Reviews

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Fabulous Beachfront Home - HOT TUB/FIRE PIT - FAMILIES & WEDDINGS (Add. fees)
average rating of 4.9268293 based on 51 reviews
5

We come to Florida every year and use HomeAway for our stay. was our first time we were 100%satisfy

  • 5 of 5

We come to Florida every year and never before have we been 100% satisfied with our stay. Actually the pictures online don't do it justice. Much better. First time for that too. Thanks Linda for a great time.

  • Review Submitted: 08/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am delighted that your family had a wonderful Christmas at Ocean Blue! We would love to have you back next year. Thank you for the exceptional review! Linda
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Best Wedding Venue EVER!!!

  • 5 of 5

I recently got married on Oct. 21, 2017 at the beautiful Ocean Blue. I started looking for the perfect venue about 18m before my wedding date. I originally was looking into having my Ceremony & Reception at Serenata Beach Club & then we had a grand idea to look into renting a private ocean front home. I reviewed pretty much every rental home on A1A & Ocean Blue was by far the best. The home is gorgeous inside & out, the large oceanfront backyard is absolutely perfect for a wedding or any other event. We had our Ceremony in the sand just steps from the house & our Reception in the backyard.

Linda was amazing & went above & beyond to answer any questions I had prior to booking, after booking, & all throughout the next year + leading to my big day. Since we live in town Linda had no problem with us coming by the house whenever we needed to help us have a hands on approach to the entire planning process. Linda was literally just an email, text message or phone call away from beginning-to-end & then some. (After Hurricane Matthew, I received a warming curtesy email letting me know the house thankfully survived the storm).

Unlike other rental properties we were able to rent from Fri to Fri to get settled the day before. When we arrived, we were welcomed by Linda with open arms and in the entryway she had a table set with champagne glasses & a chilled bottle of Veuve Cliquot (my fav)

Everything about our entire stay was perfect including my wedding. The house itself is huge with plenty of room for a large group. I had 52 guests in attendance plus all my vendors & staff & it was never overcrowded. The interior decor throughout is gorgeous. All of the bedrooms are not only spacious but also tastefully decorated with each room having it’s own unique beach theme..& the beds are so comfortable it was hard to get out of them most mornings. The entire upstairs is a massive master suite with a huge oceanfront private balcony that is the length of the entire house. It was the perfect place for all the girls to get ready & it’s elegant decor was a beautiful backdrop for my bridal photos.

I can’t rant & rave enough about the house & most importantly the level of service provided by Linda every step of the way. Ocean Blue is so much more than just a business for her & the personal touch she gives speaks for itself. I HIGHLY recommend Ocean Blue for any event! There aren’t enough thank you’s I can give for making my wedding more than a dream come true!!!

  • Review Submitted: 06/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

I honestly don’t think we could have had a better experience. We chose ocean blue for our wedding in October 2017. From the beginning, Linda, the owner, was very accommodating, allowing us to come preview the house in person so we could figure out our wedding plans. She was super fast to respond to all our questions and even recommend many vendors that we ended up using for our wedding. The lawn was a perfect place to have our wedding ceremony and reception. We had some family and friends stay with us during our time there and there was tons of room for everyone. The house was very well stocked with everything we could imagine we would need plus some. The whole experience was so much fun and we would love to come back for a more casual stay. Thank you so much Linda for your help making our special day extra special.

  • Review Submitted: 25/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing!!! My family loved this beach house!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely beautiful home and friendly staff. The team accommodated our family needs and were really pleasant to work with. The house couldn't be more perfect for a beach wedding and the pictures speak for itself. I love every thing about it and I would actually love to rent this house again for family reunions. I don't think I have any cons against this venue with the exception that we had to leave. LOVE IT!

  • Review Submitted: 19/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Incredible Property & Magical Wedding Venue

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had our wedding at Ocean Blue the weekend before Irma hit.

We are out of town guests and stayed for a week with extended family in the home. I cannot say enough wonderful things about the house and owner, Linda.

The house has a tremendous amount of space, is fully furnished and can truly accommodate a multitude of guests very comfortably. It was the PERFECT venue for our wedding. Gorgeous setting, wonderful backyard and plenty of space for all necessary wedding accoutrements. Linda is friendly, sweet and at the ready to take care of any situation that may arise. She was extremely helpful throughout the planning process. We are hoping to make an annual vacation to Ocean Blue for years to come.

I highly recommend this house for vacation and special events!

  • Review Submitted: 03/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Beth! Meeting and working with wonderful people like you, Ben and your family is what I love about my "job"!
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Beautiful property!

  • 5 of 5

Another great week at Ocean Blue! The location is fantastic, very private with gorgeous ocean views. The owner is so nice and helpful. I highly recommend this house!

  • Review Submitted: 05/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Elisabeth, We are delighted that you visit us at Ocean Blue every summer. We look forward to seeing your family again next August!
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in South Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter 3
11 Dec 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
AU$728
 
 
Late Winter 2018
2 Jan 2018 - 16 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$397
 
 
Spring 2018
17 Mar 2018 - 2 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
AU$926
 
 
Summer 2018
3 Jun 2018 - 18 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Sunday
3 night minimum stay
AU$1,045
AU$7,278
 
 
Late Summer/Fall2018
19 Aug 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
3 night minimum stay
AU$926
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
AU$926
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$661.6
Pet Fee AU$231.56
Cleaning (see contract) AU$396.96 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.5%

On VACATION rentals a $500.00 down payment is required to reserve the dates. The rent is due two months prior to the rental. Included in the second payment is a $500 refundable damage deposit (see contract). Vacation Rentals must be booked by the week (weekday arrivals only) except for summer rentals (June 3 - Aug 18) have a Sunday check-in/out. Given that Weddings & Special events rent for a minimum of three nights weekdays between back-to-back bookings are offered at a special rate of $350/night.

For Weddings/Receptions and special events (any occasion where daytime guests attend an event) there is a flat fee of $5,000 off-peak & $6000 peak (June 3 - Aug. 18) plus $350 cleaning, 10 1/2% tax and $1,000 refundable damage deposit (see contract). A down payment of $1,000 is required to save the dates. The fee includes 3 nights (and supersedes the 7-night minimum). Additional off-peak weeknights surrounding the wedding/special event may be added (when available) at $350/night. The balance of the fee in the case of Weddings/Special Events is due 4 months prior to the rental.

A $500 "Holiday upcharge" applies to the following weeks: New Year's, Easter, TPC May 7-13, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, FL/GA 10/28, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Weekly rentals only during these holidays (with the exception of Easter, TPC, Labor Day & FL/GA). This "Holiday upcharge" also applies to weddings/special events.

Please review the Rental Agreement (and Addendum in the case of Weddings/Special Events) regarding terms, conditions, and refunds.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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