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5000 sq ft Luxury Beach Home, TPC-10 min away-500' to Ocean

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths2
Space 464 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, sleeps 8 comfortably. Photos current April 2015

If you're looking to be in the Jacksonville Beaches area, then the Surf Shack is the place for you. It is located walking distance to all Jax Beach Nightlife, across the street from the ocean, and at the same time is very private. It is the perfect place for that special event such as a wedding, birthday party, or any special occasion that calls for an elegant, relaxed setting. There are numerous decks and balconies with ocean views, and plenty of areas for outside entertaining, eating, or just soaking up the Florida sun by your OWN pool. No condo rental can come close to offering what this home offers. The master bedroom is upstairs with its own jacuzzi tub, steam room, fireplace, and wet bar. The Master has its own private balcony so you can step out and hear the waves at night or feel the ocean breeze. There are 2 bedrooms downstairs one with a California king and one with a full queen size bed. We also offer multiple queen blow ups. The home also has two separate living room areas, a game room with an electronic dart board, poker table, 9 foot pool table and two separate kitchens, and the list goes on...

Some other features this amazing property has is a complete commercial style workout facility, surfboards and beach gear in the garage, a crows nest with amazing ocean and panoramic views (I guarantee you will spend at least one sunrise or sunset up there!), two fireplaces, detailed marble and stone architecture, multiple level decks, a 300 gallon bow front saltwater fish tank, steam room, outdoor shower and full bathroom next to pool, wi-fi, and out side grill.

The Surf Shack is truly a luxurious house that is elegant but not so sterile you cant enjoy it.

More Details

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 7, 2017

About J.R.Rushing

I am a land developer and a native to Jacksonville Beach Florida. I have two children with another baby on the way and am married to the love of my life.

J.R.Rushing purchased this house in 1999

Why J.R.Rushing chose Florida

I built this home from the ground up and have focused on detail in every aspect of the homes construction.

What makes this house unique

The home flows and is indestructible as it was built for the beach and entertaining.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My family and I stayed at the Surf Shack for a weekend getaway and could not have picked a better home. J.R. was the most accommodating host and treated us like family. The house is situated in a great location just one block from the beach and with a beautiful private pool right in the backyard. We hope to come back again next summer!
Aug 2012
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Beaches House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 464 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Downtown
  • Monument View
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Half Bathroom -
    Half Bathroom -
  • 4.5 baths to include an outside pool bathroom
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master is upstairs and two guest rooms downstairs
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
The Surf Shack offers the following: A gorgeous private pool, steam room, workout facility, 1 car garage, plenty of parking space, indoor fountain, a crows nest with 360 View of Jax Beach and Ocean, 2 Kitchens with gourmet utensils and everything you need for a fun beach week, big grill, outdoor grilling area, sun decks, surfboards, walking distance to nightlife and restaurants, lifeguard patrolled beach access, internet access, cable, also has an intercom.


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(16 traveler reviews)

5000 sq ft Luxury Beach Home, TPC-10 min away-500' to Ocean
average rating of 4.5625 based on 17 reviews

Great beach location

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed house location near the beach, and size, big enough for everyone to have their own space,, pool was very nice too. Only 4 stars due to some maintenance issues.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Diane, You were an exceptional guest and left the home spotless, thank you! As to the four stars we are glad you enjoyed the home and we sincerely apologize for the maintenance issues you were faced with. We were just finishing the exterior repairs/damages from Hurricane Matthew after dealing with the insurance companies. Its been a process but the repairs are now completed. In regard to the interior issues, we try our best to address each and every maintenance item between bookings but as you can imagine with a house that spans 5000 sq ft and stays booked year round (we are blessed) it can be challenging. I believe you had checked in fours hours after we had just had a large wedding party and your family may have had faced some unusual circumstances. The bi-fold door in the guest bedroom, the pool bath toilet, and the broken pool sticks have all since been repaired since your departure. Regardless of our booking schedule a guest should never have to deal with any maintenance items and for that we apologize. I know you had indicated you would be returning next year and if so dinner for the entire family is on us! Thank you for the positive review Diane, take care my friend. J.R. and Kayli Rushing Owners-Managers Surf Shack Properties, LLC
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Perfect location for our ambush wedding!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I planned a small surprise wedding at this lovely house. The place is huge and easily accommodated our 90 guests. Everyone commented on how awesome the place was and how perfect it was for our occasion. They loved the view from the crow's nest, especially our out of towners who don't get to enjoy the beach as often as we do. They were all able to find parking within walking distance. JR was also very helpful and responsive during our stay. I would highly recommend it for an event, a party or just as a place to enjoy a family vacation a block from the ocean. Fantastic!!

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sherry, Wow what kind words. Me and my wife are still trying to figure out how you had 90 people there but the place looks like it was never even used. By far the cleanest anyone has ever left it. You guys are awesome and we love the pics of the event. Congrats on your big day for your family, see you nest time :) Thank you Sherry! J.R. and Kayli Rushing
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Wonderful property with excellent amenities

  • 5 of 5

Our entire experience with this rental was stellar, from the first email request to rent to the follow up email after our stay. The pictures of the property didn't do it justice. This home is lovely and so spacious. We rented this home while we were attending a festival in the area. When we weren't attending our planned activities we were happy to stay home and enjoy the amenities it offers; pool, fitness room, pool table, dart board...and the views from the multiple decks and balconies were spectacular! The central sound system was a bonus too because we are music lovers!! This was by far one of the best vacations we have had and I'm able to say that because our accommodations were perfect for us! JR couldn't have been more pleasant and attentive! I would highly recommend this rental to anyone who is looking for a luxury home rental!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow !! What kind words. My family and I truly appreciate you choosing the Surf Shack as your travel destination hope to see you again next year. Thank you !!
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Friend meeting dad for 1st time & senior trip for daughter

  • 4 of 5

Renting this property went very smoothly. The owner was very responsive with any questions or concerns. This was our 1st big family vacation - traveling from Oregon to Florida. Our group of 6 stayed for six days & had a blast. We had two couples & two teenagers & with the house being so large had plenty of space for privacy. We used the pool table almost daily & the girls even used the exercise room. The pool was still pretty chilly so we couldn't really use it but it was nice to hang out on the patio. The rooftop balcony gave us an awesome view of the surrounding area & ocean. We took many walks to the beach & down to the pier, going to the beach front shops & sunbathing.

The location of the home was great...close to the beach, shopping & plenty of restaurants. I would recommend this home for anyone wanting to have an awesome time!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, nice to hear your family enjoyed the home! You guys left the place spotless and are welcome back anytime. You and your family are First Class folks!! Take care and hope to see you again :) J.R. Rushing Owner-Manager (904) 993-7873
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  • 5 of 5

We just got home from a great time at Surf Shack. This was the first time any of us had been to JAX Beach. We met there for a joint bachelor/bachelorette weekend for an upcoming wedding. The house was in a great location and all it had to offer was amazing. We so enjoyed the pool and patio area. The owner JR was amazing to work with! Thank you so much for a great weekend! I highly recommend Surf Shack!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely amazing weekend!

  • 5 of 5

I rented this house for the weekend I graduated from law school. It was truly one of the best weekends of my life. The house is incredible... I'm talking MTV Cribs incredible. And not to mention, the owner is also a great guy, very down to earth. If you're looking for a true vacation house, there is no better deal in Jacksonville. This place is amazing... :)

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: WOW counselor. What nice things to read!! I'll be honest will you when I heard it was a party as you can imagine I'm always apprehensive. But after inspecting the home upon your departure I was excited to see you left the home immaculate. You my friend are a first-class, top-of-the-line, state-of-the-art human being. Thank you for your kind words they're truly appreciated. Stay thirsty my friend. J.R. Rushing.
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
Nearest Ferry
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.01 Miles

Basically, if you are looking to spend your time at the beach the right way this is the place for you. Take advantage of your opportunity to stay in one of the nicest homes in all of Jacksonville Beach with every amenity and luxury item you can think of while also having the advantage of being in a fun centralized location. Fishing Pier - longest ocean pier in Florida walking distance to all of beaches nicest restaurants and clubs.

Adventure Landing Water Park only a 5 minute drive

Mayport naval station 15 minutes

12 minute ride to TPC at Sawgrass

15 minute ride to St. Johns town center mall

40 minute ride to St. Augustine Florida

2 hour drive to Disney World

30 minute drive to Amelia Island



Rates & Availability

Beaches House Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Special Event/ Party $0
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $150
Maid Fee $300
Tax Rate 13.0%

Nightly Rate: $400-$500

Weekly Rate: $2500-$3000

rates are higher for national holidays, TPC, Fla Ga, halloween, etc,,

Monthly Rate: $10000 - $10000

$150 Pet Fee

$500.00 per day with a three day minimum, or $3000 per week. $500.00 dollar security deposit is required and is fully refundable within (10) business days of departure. 13 percent sales tax and $300.00 maid service is also required. If you would like to secure your dates (placed and held on the

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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