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Upscale Private Beachfront in Ponte Vedra Beach

Welcome to Winter's Past
11 reviews
Welcome to Winter's Past
Oceanside exterior view
House seen from beach
Walk for miles on the beach
Private outside dining with ocean views
Ocean  and walkway view from deck
Great room (top level)
Dining area (top level)
Sunny morning room (top level)
Kitchen (top level)
Master bedroom with king (top level, off great room)
View from entry foyer up to great room and down to lower level hall and garage door
View down from great room to foyer level and entry
Bedroom with trundle bed (sleeps 2, foyer level)
Bedroom with queen (lower level)
Bedroom with bunk and single bed (lower level)
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4 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 10
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Winter's Past offers a vacation holiday home with the best of both worlds: calm and restful beach mode, and a wide variety of activities within minutes! Dog and people friendly, upscale yet warm and inviting; this 4 bedroom, 3 bath has a private beach walk and spectacular views of the ocean. Curl up or dine in the upper level sunroom featuring panoramic views - you're almost floating above the beach! You may not want to leave.....

Perfect for family vacations, family reunions, girlfriend's reunions, quiet romantic getaways, and self catered holiday rentals

Pool privileges at Serenata Beach Club for the week are a minimal extra cost; they include family swimming, heated pool, adult pool, wading pool, fitness center, full locker rooms, jacuzzi, lots of children's activities, inside and oceanfront bars and dining, and golf...
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About the Owner, Joe H
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 40 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : May 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 11 reviews and 1 property
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Listing #FKN3798255
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Kate B
Stanford, Kentucky
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2013 for a stay in September 2013
people found this review helpful

My girlfriends and I have stayed at this beach house for 3 years now and love everything about it. It is the perfect setting. You look out your back doors and see the sunrise over the ocean. You hear the waves hitting against the sand. The house is decorated in a whimsical fashion and has everything you need for a...

St. Augustine, Florida
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2013 for a stay in February 2011
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Winter's Past is a fantastic place. Warmly appointed, not stuffy, very comfortable and well maintained. You really feel as if you're a guest in someone's beach house (well...you are, aren't you?). Whimsical and fun decorations abound. Plenty of room for families. The things that set this place apart: 1. Local owner. Joe lives in the area and he's an active...

Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed February 10, 2013 for a stay in June 2012

Our entire family enjoyed this house which slept 9 of us comfortably The location was perfect. Our grandchildren loved being right on the beach and in the words of our ten year old granddaughter, we had a great time, the beach was great. Some of the places we visited were, the Pirate Museum, the St. Augustine Fort, the Old Jail,...

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Thank you for your comments. We love sharing our home. Joe and Suzanne


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Gym
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Heated)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 3 nights
  • Cleaning fee: $185 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
$300 extra for weeks with Christmas, New Years, Easter, TPC, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving. $230 additional optional fee guest membership at Serenata Beach Club giving access to their pools, dining areas, bar, beach activities, fitness center and locker rooms.

Cancellation policy. Unless we are able to obtain another booking to replace one that is cancelled, deposits are not refundable after being made to hold dates, and rental amount with taxes are not refundable after being paid by date due in rental agreement.
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About the neighborhood
Our 4 bedroom home is ocean front with a private walkway from our deck. We're located 4.9 miles north of the bridge connecting Vilano Beach with historic St. Augustine. About 19 miles south of Rt 202 (Butler Blvd) the main connector to Jacksonville, FL. About 45 minutes to Jacksonville International Airport (JAX). Just minutes to St. Augustine, TPC, Sawgrass, World Golf Village with Imax theatre, Guana River State Park, Guana Tolomato National Estuarine Research Reserve. An easy day trip to Cape Canaveral, Disney World, SeaWorld, Universal Studios and other Orlando area attractions.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Jacksonville International Airport (JAX): 50.3 mi
Although JAX is the closet airport and is served by a lot of airlines, some of our guests (especially international ones) use Orlando International (MCO). It's a little over 2 hours and 133 miles from our house. Using Orlando might eliminate the need for connecting through another city and occasionally flights and rental cars are less expensive
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.0 mi.
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