~the Crowned Pineapple~ A Quintessential Oceanfront Treasure
Beachfront condo with private pool and kitchen
~ "THE CROWNED PINEAPPLE" ~ A DISTINCTIVE OCEAN VILLAS CONDO Delight in the vibrancy and coastal lure of "The Crowned Pineapple" at Ocean Villas. A highly distinguished 1200 sq ft, 2 BR/2 BA ocean view condo/townhome in the heart of St. Augustine Beach. Located in Ocean Villas, an oceanfront resort condominium resting along St. Augustine's pristine historic coast. Private, gated beach access just steps from your condo. Truly come away and reconnect in this quintessential coastal retreat that's in a class of its own! The premier, inspiring renovations will awaken the soul. * New to the vacation rental market & immaculate * Oceanfront complex, prime location/heart of St. Augustine Beach on Anastasia Island * Two beautifully furnished balconies with gorgeous ocean views for relaxing * Walk to cafes, restaurants, shopping, & more * Scenic & convenient 5 mile drive to historic downtown St. Augustine * Extensive & premier renovations. Custom interior design & furnishings * Reclaimed barn doors with stained glass clamshell inlays, marble & quartz countertops, vessel sinks... * Lutron Lighting throughout with dimmer controls to customize your ambiance lighting of choice * Distinctive artwork of original vintage surf culture vinyl records & historic prints of St. Augustine * Private, gated beach access steps away * Two refreshing resort pools: a brand new stunning Oceanfront Zero Entry Pool & a Lagoon Pool (heated Nov-April) fresh out of a beautiful renovation w/ a boardwalk for strolling * Waterfall, fountains, lush tropical landscaping throughout the grounds * Beach chairs, towels, umbrellas, canopy, boogie boards, skimboard, & beach toys provided in your private condo * New king size Serta Prodigy cool memory foam mattress in master suite * Plush pillow top Simmons Beautyrest mattresses in guest room * Personal & secure WiFi high-speed internet throughout * HD flat screen cable TV's in every room * Full size washer & dryer in condo THE LIVING AREA Meticulous interior design and custom furnishings featuring exquisite reclaimed barn doors with stained glass clam shell inlays. The sea beckons you with peaceful ocean views from both the interior and exterior; so close you can hear the lull of the waves. Cherish the beautiful tropical palms and coastal view as you relax on the custom Carlton living room sectional sofa, upholstered in a vibrant sea coral pattern. Distinctive artwork throughout marries St. Augustine's old-world charm and nostalgic coastal lifestyle. The living room slider door opens to your 2nd floor balcony, furnished with a colorful Berlin Gardens dining set, allowing you to dine al fresco among the gorgeous ocean view and breeze. There are absolutely no views of cars, parking lots, roads, or businesses from "The Crowned Pineapple" beach condo, just views of the gorgeous Atlantic Ocean and swaying palms. Stay connected with personal and secure WiFi high-speed internet throughout and large, HD flat screen cable TV's in every room for your enjoyment. THE KITCHEN Meals will literally be an ocean breeze in your fully equipped, open concept, custom kitchen complete with seamless glass stovetop, Cambria quartz countertops, and distressed maple wood kitchen cabinetry. The kitchen opens to a quartz bar for socializing, as well as the dining and living areas for ample family interaction. THE DINING AREA Should you prefer to dine indoors, the distressed wood and glass high top dining set allows for ocean views as you cherish a meal with your friends and family. BEDROOMS Admire the reclaimed rower's oar handrails as you walk the staircase to the guest rooms. As your evening comes to an end, sleep like royalty in the master suite on the new, king size Serta Prodigy cool memory foam mattress. You'll treasure opening the master suite slider door to ocean views on your private 3rd floor balcony where you can unwind on cushioned chaise loungers and wicker lanai set, complete with ottomans to kick your feet up. The bright and airy additional guest room comfortably sleeps three with a trundle daybed and twin bed with plush pillow top Simmons Beautyrest mattresses. Each bedroom is furnished with HD flat screen cable TV's for your enjoyment. THE BATHROOMS Mediterranean sconce lighting, natural grass cloth walls, and pebbled flooring in the master suite bath are a nod to St. Augustine's Spanish influence. Quartz and marble countertops showcase vessel sinks in both full bathrooms. The guest bath brings the ocean indoors with beautiful custom embossed shower tiles of Loggerhead sea turtles and bamboo cabinetry. AMENITIES After a restful night's sleep, make a cup of coffee from the Keurig single brew or brew a whole pot to get you going. Then load up the complimentary ocean toys, gear, and beach accessories located in the trunk on your living room balcony. You'll find everything you need for a fun day in the sun: beach totes, beach umbrellas, large beach canopy, chairs, boogie boards, skim board, floats, pails & shovels, Nerf balls, etc. Now hit the beach from the private beach access just steps from your condo. Don't forget to also find time to relax poolside at either the beautiful, newly renovated Lagoon Pool (heated Nov-April) with lush landscaping, a waterfall, and fountains surrounded by a boardwalk or take a refreshing swim in the stunning Oceanfront Zero Entry Pool newly completed in Summer 2018. Here you'll find a barbecue area, horseshoe, and an expansive oceanside, open air gazebo to enjoy with your family and friends. Pool houses are located at both pools for guests' convenience. LOCATION & NEARBY ACTIVITIES Experience open air dining at a variety of nearby beach cafes and restaurants. Many are within walking distance. Shop eclectic beach boutiques, and eat like a local as you choose your fresh fruits and veggies at the year round Pier's Farmer's Market. Here you'll also find the wares of local talented artists. During the summer you can savor the lazy days to the beat of local bands at the pier's free Music By The Sea concerts while your children dance and play in the splash park or get in a game of volleyball at the oceanside courts. May 1st-October 31st hundreds of endangered Loggerhead sea turtles will nest along Anastasia Island. Enjoy the beauty and wonder of these creatures, but please respect their protected nests. All this and so much more is just outside the door of your seaside condo. Less than a 10 minute scenic drive will take you into the heart and soul of downtown St. Augustine to encounter the unparalleled charm of old-world Florida and rich Spanish heritage in the nation's oldest city. Meander the romantic cobblestone streets that awaken history dating back to the city's founding in 1565 by the famed Spanish Conquistador, Pedro Menendez. Dine at award winning restaurants or quaint cafes. Shop endlessly or take an evening stroll as the moon rises over the picturesque Matanzas Bay and Castillo de San Marcos. 5-30 Minute Drive: * Historic Downtown St. Augustine * Castillo de San Marcos * Fort Matanzas National Monument * Anastasia State Park * Antiquing * Water sports rentals * Deep sea fishing charters * Snorkling and scuba diving trips * Horseback riding tours and trails * St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park * St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum * Ponce de Leon's Fountain of Youth Archaeological Park * Ripley's Believe It or Not! * World Golf Village, World Golf Hall of Fame, IMAX Theater, two championship golf courses * San Sebastian Winery * A1A Ale Works Bayfront Restaurant & Tap Room * Historic downtown sightseeing trains, trolleys, & horse drawn carriage tours * Stadium seating movie theaters * Expansive St. Augustine Premium Outlets Mall 45-90 Minute Drive: * Daytona Beach International Airport * Jacksonville International Airport * Jacksonville dining and distinctive city shopping * Daytona International Speedway * NASA's Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Less Than 2 Hour Drive: * Orlando International Airport * Walt Disney World * Downtown Disney District * Universal Theme Park * Sea World * Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament * Many other Orlando attractions 2.5 Hour Drive: * Legoland Florida THE OWNERS "The Crowned Pineapple" ocean retreat is owned by a St. Augustine native. A local hometown girl married to an adventurous native Floridian pilot. Please text, email, or call with any questions. She'd love to share with you her passion and knowledge of St. Augustine's alluring beauty. From the best local surf spots to delicious eats and must do activities for both families and couples, she'll have you well cared for. Happy travels & blue skies! ??
Air-conditioned accommodations at this condo offer private pools and coffee/tea makers. Rooms open to balconies. Accommodations offer separate living rooms. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations and hair dryers.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.