Historic Watermelon, Waterfront/Pool/Spa/Kayaks

St. Augustine, FL
  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 16 Guests

The Home

Moon lit strolls along the shore. Gentle salty breezes caressing your face. Kayaking with your dolphin friends. Starry nights and sunlit days. Peace, quiet, and tranquility no matter which way you turn, and a bit of history thrown in the mix. Luxuriously comfortable furnishings and an outdoor oasis that gives you beach and water views in every direction. Historic Watermelon is the vacation home that you have longed for. Come along and hear her story and you will never wish to vacation anywhere else again.

It was the late 1800’s. Summer Haven in St Johns County was a quaint cottage community where the local farmers escaped to cool off during the summers. It was a quiet and discreet place to relax after a season of plowing and planting. It stayed quiet until it was discovered by Thomas A. Mellon, one of the heirs to the Mellon banking and industrial fortune family. From a place where the locals got off the farm and enjoyed the...

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Home Features

Enjoy the comforts of home and beyond with these distinctive features.

Air Conditioning




Pets Allowed

Building Elevator

Free Parking

Concierge Services



Kids Amenities

Hot Tub



Private Dock

All Stays Include

We believe certain amenities should be standard. Every home comes outfitted with these best-in-class essentials for a worry-free stay.

24/7 Support
Professional Cleaning
High-Speed WiFi
Kitchen Essentials
Starter Kit of Bathroom Amenities
Premium Linens and Towels

Home Details

Beds & Bath

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Bedroom 1
1 King Bed
Bedroom 2
1 Queen Bed
Bedroom 3
1 Queen Bed
Bedroom 4
1 Queen Bed
Bedroom 5
1 King Bed
Bedroom 6
2 Bunk Beds


Pool: Heated



Private Dock

Ocean View

Beach Access

Pool: Private

Free Parking: On-site

Courtyard: Private

Water View




Fire Extinguisher


Hot Tub

Jet Skis

Air Conditioning: Central

Coffee/Tea maker



Hair Dryer




Outdoor Furniture

Washer On Property

Smoke Alarm

Carbon Monoxide Alarm

Beach Essential

Grill: Gas


Dryer On Property

Water Sports

Children's Books and Toys

The Neighborhood

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Things To Know


Payment and Cancellation - 30 Day Policy

Grace Period:

  • Guests may cancel for free provided that: (1) reservation is canceled within 48-hours of reservation confirmation, and (2) reservation was confirmed at least 11 days before scheduled arrival.

Payment Policy:

  • 30 days or less prior to arrival: Guests pay 100% at time of reservation.
  • More than 30 days before arrival: Guests pay 50% at time of reservation, the remaining 50% will be charged 30 days prior to arrival.
  • For guests paying with Points or Cash & Points: 100% of payment of both Cash & Points will be deducted at time of reservation, once booking is verified within 48 hours.

Cancellation Policy:

  • 30 days or less prior to arrival: No refund issued, unless ‘Grace Period’ applies.
  • More than 30 days before arrival: 100% refund.

House Rules

  • You must be at least 25 years of age in order to make a reservation. The person who makes the reservation must occupy the residence for the duration of the reservation.
  • Pool heat is included during the cooler months (October- February). If you'd like pool heated outside of those months there is a $150 pool heating fee. Please request this prior to arrival as can take 24-48 hours to reach temp. Pool is set to 85 when heate
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