Summerhouse 132 - Ocean View, 4 Pools, St Augustine
Description from the manager
Wake to sounds of waves hitting the sand, as the sun peeks over the sea or relax on your private balcony during sunset as the sky turns pink -- sound idyllic? That's exactly what beautiful, ocean view Summerhouse 132, located steps from the beach, offers.<br/><br/>This two-story, 2-bedroom, 2 1/2 bath townhouse sleeps six and is spacious and relaxed, the perfect place to crash after a long day exploring Crescent Beach or hitting the nearby world-renowned links. The oversized, comfortable couches in the living room are just begging you to fall into them with a great book and glass of iced tea.<br/><br/>Located in a beautiful condo complex north of the Matanzas Inlet, there's plenty to do on and off the beach. With a whopping four ocean view pools (all are heated in winter), six updated tennis courts, four racquetball courts, and two basketball courts, plus a playground for the little ones, you'll never be bored! <br/><br/>When you aren't outside, you can still enjoy the ocean views from Summerhouse 132's beautiful balcony, overlooking one of the pools and complete with ocean views. Equipped with comfortable patio furniture and enough seating for everyone, dine al fresco while enjoy Florida's gorgeous year round!<br/><br/>Summerhouse 132's bright, airy, updated kitchen is perfect for preparing all your meals - plus with all the tools and cookware you need, you won't find yourself trying to open a bottle of wine with a Swiss Army Knife! The kitchen overlooks the dining area, with plenty of seating for six, or seven or eight if needed!<br/><br/>The recently renovated kitchen includes updated appliances, granite countertops and plenty of space to prepare a feast. If cooking an elaborate spread is against your vacation mantra, there's a microwave and toaster, as well as plenty of pantry storage for peanut butter and chips, not to mention freezer storage for pizzas!<br/><br/>The dining room is perfect for meals or game night, with plenty of room to spread out for epic Monopoly games or endless rounds of Go Fish. Or pop a movie in the DVD player and curl up on the couch with bowls of popcorn, either way, Summerhouse 229 is the perfect relaxation spot!<br/><br/>Head upstairs in Summerhouse 132 for the guest bedrooms and master suite with king bed, which are all comfortably furnished and updated. The guest bedroom has a two single beds so there's plenty of room for the whole crew! The bright yellow guest bathroom is updated with a large vanity and shower with a bathtub.<br/><br/>The master suite's comfortable king size bed will leave you refreshed and rejuvenated after a long night's sleep. Open the picture windows to let in the sea breeze and feel all the stress from your day-to-day life melt away. The en suite bathroom is also updated with tiled floors, large vanity and walk-in shower.<br/><br/>Summerhouse 132 is just steps away from Crescent Beach's sugar sand. This family-friendly beach is perfect for everyone - build a sandcastle, play in the waves or learn to skim board! <br/><br/>If you've had enough sun for one day, be sure to check out the nearby shops and restaurants. Summerhouse 132 is located just minutes away from chic local boutiques, quaint restaurants and happening nightlife. There's also plenty of retail therapy to be had at the posh St. Augustine outlets! Also nearby is historic St. Augustine, the oldest continuously occupied European settlement in North America. Explore the fort and historic Old City with your kids, or take a romantic starlit stroll down centuries-old streets with your sweetie.<br/><br/>Besides having one of the nicest beaches on the east coast, Summerhouse has plenty of other amenities to keep everyone in the family entertained. Available anytime are our six recently resurfaced tennis courts; four racquetball courts; two basketball courts; two children's play areas; horseshoe pits; shuffleboard courts; and of course our four heated pools. Located inside our newly decorated clubhouse is a new fitness center, business center with wifi, and our meeting/function room which can be rented for parties or family gatherings.
Additional amenities include: biking, golf, beach, fishing, washer / dryer.
Left on 03/12/2012 for a stay in March 2012 | Kevin D.Reviewed Mar 12, 2012Stayed Mar 2012
Overall it was fine. Our only complaint was that aside from the one recliner in the living room, the other chair and the sofa were less then comfortable. The rental instructions on the key pickup need to be revised. We stopped at the rental office and found no key in the kiosk. Fortunately someone was still at the office. Had they not been there we would not have known it was in the lock box at the unit.I even called from the road to tell them we would be quite late and make sure that the key would be at the office. Minor point but after driving 11 hours guest don't need any surprises.
Left on 03/05/2012 for a stay in February 2012 | Daniel F.Reviewed Mar 5, 2012Stayed Feb 2012
Rental was very clean and bright. Doors and windows were a little creepy and hard to operate, especially front door lock. Needs hooks for coats by front door. Video player ate one of our tapes. Ac was not working but when called, management came right away and the young man was very professional. Fixed it right away. Did not care for the maintenance area located right next door, lots of smoking and gentlemen going in and out, golf carts coming and going out front. But, overall, a very nice unit. Roomy, clean, and mostly quiet.Just needs a little sprucing up on windows, sliding and front doors. When we saw the front door we cringed a bit, but were pleasantly surprised and relieved when we saw how nice and neat the inside of the unit was. I would recommend this to a friend.
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