Watermelon: Luxury Crescent Beach Florida Vacation Home for Rent Waterfront with 6 Bedrooms that Sleeps 16 with Pool and Hot Tub

Watermelon: Luxury Crescent Beach Florida Vacation Home for Rent Waterfront with 6 Bedrooms that Sleeps 16 with Pool and Hot Tub

St Augustine Luxury 6 bedroom vacation home near Crescent Beach FL waterfront on the river with dock and kayaks : Watermelon


Vacation Home in Crescent Beach Florida

9150 Mellon Ct.
Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms • Sleeps 16
Bed Arrangements: 2 King, 3 Queen, Twin Bunks, King, Murphy Bed
Bathrooms: 8 Full, 1 Half Bathrooms
Living Space: 5000 sqft.
Location Setting: Waterfront - River
Beach Access: Near a Beach
Air Conditioning: Yes
Pool: Pool (Private)
Hot Tub: Hot Tub (Private)
Internet: Internet Access
Television: Cable/Dish TV
Washer/Dryer: Yes
Map of Crescent Beach

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Property Description

Relaxed Luxury, Exquisite Water Views and Private Pool! 

Teem up with Teeming Vacation Rentals!
This beautifully restored historic home dates back to 1890 and is the oldest home in Summer Haven. Experience what it was like to vacation in a more relaxed genteel era, while enjoying all the modern amenities you might expect in a luxury rental. Come stay in the home that has hosted Hollywood elite, like Cary Grant and Gary Cooper, and award-winning writers like Marjorie Kinnan-Rawlings, Ernest Hemingway, and Robert Frost. Even former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt has been a guest in this home. Originally built as a small inn, the home can comfortably sleep 16. The home is loaded with amenities, and you will enjoy beautiful ocean and river views from nearly every room in the house.

1st Floor Highlights!
-Front porch boasts rocking chairs within view of the stately fountain framed by swaying palm trees.
-The gracious foyer evokes feelings of an earlier genteel era characterized by long leisurely days.
-Incredible chef's kitchen with gas cooktop, pot filler, double ovens, warming drawer, and ice maker. 
-Fabulous kitchen also has a large island with a prep sink, 2 refrigerators, and butler's pantry.
-The glass river dining table seats 10, providing ample space for fabulous meals and great conversation.
-A queen size Murphy bed hides behind the bookcase of the serene and comfortable library/office.
-Sink into the down-filled cushions of the tv room sectional to enjoy movies, sports, or a favorite show.
-Amazing family room boasts original floors, paneling, and a massive coquina stone fireplace.
-The sun porch is the perfect room to enjoy your morning coffee while enjoying views of the ocean,  river, and the occasional heron or dolphins.
-Enjoy the tiki hut with tiki bar where you will find cool shade, ocean breezes, outdoor dining, and a grill. 

2nd Floor Highlights!
-Elegant master suite with king bed, amazing water views, covered porch, and luxurious bathroom. 
-Marjorie Kinnan-Rawlings Suite with cheerful tropical vibe, queen bed, and pink flamingo bath.
-Cary Grant bedroom features sea themed décor, queen bed, and claims the dolphin hall bath.
-Gary Cooper Suite with fresh nautical theme comes with a queen bed, a daybed, private bath, and direct access to huge covered porch. 
-Sea Turtle bunk room with each bed outfitted with wall cubby w/outlet, & reading light w/USB port.
-Bunk room can be used on its own or as an extension of the adjacent suite to accommodate families.
-Lewis Suite is laden in luxury with king bed, covered porch, ocean/river views and beautiful bath.
-Lewis Suite also has a charming sitting area with a queen size memory foam pull-out sofa. 
-Views of the ocean can be seen from the Master, Kinnan-Rawlings, Grant, Cooper, and Lewis Suites. 

Extra Highlights!
-House feels like a private resort and is just a 5-minute walk to the beach.
-Amazing private pool with waterfall mermaid grotto and hot tub. 
-Fish in the river or off the private dock.
-Beach chairs, beach towels, cooler, 4 kayaks, and 2 paddleboards.
-2 washer and dryers.

Things to Know!
-Property is considered self-catering. Only starter supplies provided. 
-Managed by Teeming Vacation Rentals, a professional property management company. 
-2 story home, no elevator. 

Get to Know the Area!
You will feel miles away from the stresses of daily life, yet you will be close to so much. It is a quick 30 min. drive to get into the heart of historic St. Augustine, with its restaurants, shops, museums, and pedestrian mall. Marineland is only 2 miles to the south. The quaint town of Flagler Beach is 30 minutes to the south. Disney World and Universal are only 2 hours away.


Activities and Special Interests

This property provides access to the following activities and special interests:

» Beach
» Biking
» Boating
» Canoeing
» Family Vacations
» Fishing
» Deep Sea Fishing
» Fly Fishing
» Golfing
» Group and Reunion
» Hiking
» Hunting
» Kayaking
» Luxury
» Ocean
» Sailing
» Scuba Diving
» State National Parks
» Surfing
» Wind Surfing

Featured Amenities

» Air Conditioning
» Cable/Dish TV
» Dishwasher
» Grill
» Hot Tub (Private)
» Internet Access
» Luxury
» Pool (Private)
» Washer/Dryer

Property Features

» Balcony
» Ceiling Fan(s)
» Coffee Maker
» Deck/Patio/Porch
» Dishes/Utensils
» Freezer
» Full Kitchen
» Microwave
» Oven
» Parking
» Refrigerator
» Towels/Linens
» Stove
» Hair Dryer
» Iron / Ironing Board

Outdoor

» Beach Chairs
» Beach Towels
» Boat Dock
» Kayak/Canoe
» Paddle Board
» Garden
» Water Sports Gear
» Playground

Entertainment

» Basketball Court

Other Property Amenities

  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Smoke Detector
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Outdoor Lighting
  • Enhanced Cleaning Practices
  • Cleaning Disinfection
  • Self Check In / Check Out
  • High-touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit
  • Laptop Friendly
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kitchen
  • Dining Area
  • Heating
  • Living Room
  • Private Entrance
  • Smartlock
  • Self Check-In
  • Deck Patio Uncovered
  • Private yard
  • Beach
  • Near Ocean
  • Waterfront
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View

Testimonials

Great restful stay!
Review Date: January 1, 1970
Vacation Date: July 18, 2020
"Our stay at Whales Rest was everything we hoped for. The open kitchen/den area made family gatherings comfortable. Lots of windows for seeing the beautiful beach. Owners were amazing host and quick to respond to any questions as we prepared for our stay. Felt like we had our own private beach. When we wanted to venture out, it was and easy ride to St. Augustine. Hope to go back and stay again.
Reviewed By: D. Boswell

Wonderful time at “Watermelon”
Review Date: January 1, 1970
Vacation Date: March 27, 2021
"We had a fantastic time at Watermelon. 2 families with teenagers for 8 total stayed and had plenty of room! The outdoor space here is amazing! Pool and hot tub were heated with fancy light schemes at night. We watched a really intense college basketball game at the tiki bar and it felt like our own sports bar! Took kayaks out to see a couple of dolphins in the inlet. Did many beach walks and 4 minute walk to the beach and very private. Teenagers took advantage of the boogie boards on the property and ocean with big waves with soft sand bottom. Ample towels and beach chairs and even a rolling cooler so we wanted for nothing! 30 minutes to saint Augustine beach and to downtown historic st Augustine. The property is so well thought out and beautifully designed and decorated. The pics don’t do it justice! We will definitely return to this incredible property!
Reviewed By: Christine S

Beautiful House
Review Date: January 1, 1970
Vacation Date: March 4, 2021
"The house was beautiful. Any issues we had were responded to quickly without any hassles. I would recommend to any large group.
Reviewed By: Nikole D

Exactly what our family needed + more
Review Date: January 1, 1970
Vacation Date: January 27, 2021
"A beautiful vacation rental perfect for our family vacation. Once you're at the house, you don't want to leave. Highly recommend for families and family reunions. There's plenty of areas and rooms where you can spend time together or break off and just do your own thing. The pool, hot tub and water views are awesome. The house is pretty special and feels like a mini resort. Our kids had a great time in the pool and also paddlboarding on the Matanzas Inlet. They even got the chance to see a dolphin from the house.
Reviewed By: Tricia Campbell

Pictures don’t do it justice!
Review Date: January 1, 1970
Vacation Date: February 17, 2021
"Such a gorgeous property to spend some days at with friends. You can't ask for a better house, or better qualities in a vacation home. We stayed at the house the entire time, and felt like it was everything we needed and more. 10/10 other than we didn't know the neighborhood requires quiet outside after 10 pm!
Reviewed By: Lauren D


  • 6 bedroom vacation rental
  • 6 bedroom
  • rental with private pool
  • rental with private hot tub
  • sleeps 16