Soon after the sale of the house to a different developer fell through following a quite community battle with neighbors, the Magic Beach Motel in Vilano Beach has been marketed.

But the new proprietors — a boutique lodge administration organization — say they have no ideas at this time to modify the legendary vintage motel, aside from some typical repairs and renovations.

“At the moment, we’re just concentrated on functioning the assets,” claimed Sonny Bhikha, a principal with Shivam Properties.

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More on the Magic Beach front:Magic Beach Motel sale falls by means of right after County Fee denies design and style acceptance application

Key Intercontinental, a Miami-based developer, had prepared to obtain the Magic Seaside Motel and transform it into the 194-home Vilano Beach front Resort. The agency backed out of the deal previous December following the St. Johns County Commission voted 4- to deny its design application. Vital Worldwide is the very same organization driving the Embassy Suites in St. Augustine Seaside.

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