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Front view of home/ fenced yard for pet owners/ Demere Pk across the street kids

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Last updated: 02/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Private Homes house description

IN A CLAM-SHELL SNAPSHOT:

Welcome to the most family friendly and/or pet friendly rental on SSI. Your less than 1/2 mile to beach and less than one mile to village. Demere Park is a stone throw out your front door.

Spend a night, a week or a month walking distance to the beach, Village, Mallery & Demere Parks. No worries at Ladd Lighthouse as we provide you with everything you might need right down to High Speed Wire/Wireless DSL,house desk-top computer work station, DISH TV with brand NEW 50' FLAT SCREEN in Great Room, four (4) adult and two( 2) kids bicycles, a fenced yard for your four-legged friend, an outdoor hot/cold shower and 6-10 person formal outdoor dining area.

Cottage is professionally decorated in a very inviting nautical theme. Hard-scape landscape rock garden and paths along with the over-sized grass side lot for your pet or a family volleyball game. Located on a private street and right next door to a playground (with softball, soccer and basketball areas) and new skate park perfect for the kids!

If your coming down for business, a wedding or family gathering Ladd Lighthouse is less than 4 blocks from the King & Prince resort and some of the islands best resturants. We offer Senior Snowbird, Military & FLETC discounts.(OFF SEASON ONLY) Contact Christina for details. Please check our availability calendar for your dates of interest.

We pride ourselves on offering fair and reasonable rates so that the average American family can also enjoy comfortable, modern amenities walking distance to the beach! Call Christina Ladd and let her help you plan the perfect vacation for your family, romantic couple weekend, or winter snowbird escape!
(*Please note home is considered available until signed deposit form is received via snail mail.)

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THE WHALE'S TAIL COMPLETE HOME DESCRIPTION:
Convenient and quaint! Tabby, oyster shell, beach house cottage. Newer, three-bedroom, two full bath cottage professionally decorated by Generoso Interiors with large family room/great room with wood-burning fireplace. Full-Size gourmet kitchen with all appliances, dishes, and cooking utensils provided. Eat-in kitchen/dinette eats 6-8 and pub table eats an additional 4 , patio porch with 6-10 seat outdoor dining, and full laundry facilities.

Family room has queen-sized sleeper sofa and large color television/VCR/DVD/CD. Local phone, house desk-top computer work station with printer and fax machine, and WIRE/WIRELESS HIGH SPEED DSL LINE. DISH TV provided with FL local stations with brand NEW 50' FLAT SCREEN TV in Great Room. Large double lot is fenced for extra privacy and pet owners.

Bedrooms - large master suite with king-sized bed, twin daybed, private bath, garden tub, shower, TV/VCR/DVD, and vanity area. Second bedroom with queen-sized bed, full size infant crib and ample closet space. Third bedroom equipped with queen-sized bed and a toy box for visiting little ones. We have all you need for infants and toddlers. High chair, baby swing, pack-n-play and crib.

Easy, short (less than 1/2 mile) and fast walk to King and Prince Resort and adjoining public beach access. Walk to Crabdaddy's for the best shrimp grits in the nation or put the grand kids in the bike trailer and bike down Arnold Street less than four blocks to the public beach access. Located just off the corner of Demere and Mallery, Demere Park is located just outside your front door with baseball, soccer, basketball fields, and playground for the children. Outdoor gas Bar-B-que grill, hot/cold outdoor shower and owners would gladly loan you a pair of their bikes, beach chairs, umbrellas etc.

Basic starter linens are provided all we ask is that you please bring your own beach towels. Ladd Lighthouse is a NON-SMOKING cottage. Please let the owner know if you will require more than two vehicles per stay. Cottage can accomodate no more than 6-8 persons comfortably (in beds) for sleeping arrangements.

Please let the owner know if you would like to bring a Motorcycle, Boat, Camper, RV or Atv type vehicle so she can be neighborly and inform the neighbors.

Ladd Lighthouse is minutes (less than one mile) to the village lighthouse, pier and shopping areas. You will not find a more family friendly or PET friendly place at these rates on south SSI.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years of age GA/FL WEEKLY only and students must have an adult sign lease agreement...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Demere Park is right outside the door to the home and owners have small children. Toys, board games and age appropriate movies are available as well as bikes and beach toys to share....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No smoking anywhere in the home or on the property is allowed. Outdoor smokers must properly discard of butts or forefit full deposit....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pet friendly. Large double lot is fenced. Dogs and cats are welcome with NON refundable pet fee(s). Two pet max and breed and size must be preapproved with owner. Very strict pet policy requires pet owners to clean up well, excessive dog hair, outdoors, crate trained animals are preferred....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 7-9

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • Bedroom 3

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  • Convertible bed(s)

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  • King size beds (1) In master, Queen size Beds (1) Queens in 2nd & 3rd bedroom, Double Beds (1) Air matress or pull out sofa bed, Twin or Single Beds (1) Twin daybed in Master, Child Beds (1) Full size crib only Graco Pack n play also in home, Baby Cribs (1) Crib, high chair, baby swing and booster seat, toys, toddler bike trailer, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sleeper sofa and queen size air matress...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Local Phone, WIRELESS HIGH SPEED DSL LINE, 4 total adults bikes and 2 total kids bikes and trailer, Central Air Conditioning, CD, DISHTV Network, All dishes & Cooking Utensils provided, Garden Tub in Bath, outdoor hot/cold shower, Basic Linens provided, Toys, classic board games, infant high chair, infant swing and full size crib, hot/cold outdoor shower , 2 Pairs of adult bikes, and kids bikes available upon request, (must follow bike policy), as well as beach chairs and umbrella, friendly family hosts/owners will honor special requests...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) DISH TV and JAX local stations...moreless

  • Television:

    BRAND NEW 50' FLAT SCREEN IN GREAT ROOM...moreless

  • Toys
  • VCR

Theme

  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Resort:

    4 blocks from King & Prince Resort and closest public beach access Directly adjacent to Demere Park...moreless

  • Village:

    less then one mile to village and pier...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Two sets inside sit 8-9 and patio set sits 6...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Programed thermostat...moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    Brand New...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Super Capacity...moreless

  • Computer Available:

    Desk top computer is provided with Free Wireless DSL...moreless

  • Dialup Access:

    Wireless DSL, bikes, toys for the kids....moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Full clean linens provided at check-in only. Blankets, extra pillows, plenty of towels and comforters, crib bedding and air mattress available Guests are required to clean linens at departure....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    2 cars a third can be approved if compact...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Two car slabs on property. Two car max. No off street parking is allowed. Third cars and guests must park across street in Demere Park parking lot....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    With prior owner permission, size restrictions, small boats only...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath towels provided Please bring your own beach towels ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer, Dryer full laundry room in home...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Brand New Bring your laptop from home and your all set!...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Perfect for those cool winter off season nights...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    All you will need....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    all you will need...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen has all appliances and fully stocked with dishes, cookware etc....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    all paper products, cleaning supplies and laundry agents...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    4 adults wide tire and kids bike and trailer...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    patio porch in front with bistro table and in side yard a six person outdoor dining set...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Borrow whatever we have in owners closet...moreless

Pool / Spa

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Island Spring 2015
Mar 1 - May 16, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,000 $2,775
Summer High Season 2015
May 17 - Oct 31, 2015
7 night min stay

$1,075 $3,700
Fall Off Season
Nov 7 - Jan 1, 2016
7 night min stay

$980 $2,575
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay

$980 $2,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $400
  • Mandatory cleaning fee $150
  • Pet Fee $125
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change. All Holiday weeks are $1200 plus tax. All special event weeks are $1300 plus tax. Contact owner to confirm rates.

House is open until deposit form received via snail mail.

Guests can choose b/w co-op like departure policy or pay $150 in cleaning fees. Linens provided but linen service not provided.

Security deposit with signed deposit form required to reserve dates. Rental fees, taxes, pet fees and cleaning fees if applicable are due one week prior to occupancy, personal checks only.


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Last updated: 02/28/2015
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Location

  • St. Simons Island Lighthouse Museum

    "Less then a mile from home"

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  • Crabdaddy's Restaurant

    "Shrimp Grits are amazing"

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  • Village Pier Mallory Street

    "We are so close/ less then a mile and we loan you bikes"

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  • Barbara Jean's

    "Her corn muffins and crab cakes are awesome and you can walk or bike to her place from our home"

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  • Winn-Dixie

    "Closest grocery to the home"

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  • The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort

    "King & Prince Resort closest public beach access with public parking is only 1/2 mile away! ..."

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  • Winn-Dixie

    "Closest grocery"

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  • The 4th of May Cafe & Deli

    "Good ole fashioned southern cooking!"

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  • Pane In the Glass

    "You can walk or bike here to find some super gifts"

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  • Neptune Park

    "Village area pier, lighthouse, pool park and shops resturants only 1 mile away from the hous..."

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  • The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort

    "King & Prince Resort closest public beach access with public parking is only 1/2 mile away! ..."

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  • Demere Park

    "22 Toluca Lane corner of Demere & Mallery 1/2 mile from King & Prince Resort and BEACH! 1 m..."

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12 Miles
Nearest Airport
Brunswick Golden Isles
0.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
King & Prince Resort
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Crab Daddy's
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
King & Prince Public access

Car: Not Necessary

Brand new Skate park in adjoining Demere Park, Golfing, New Neptune Public pool, Mini Golf, Arts, Historical Landmarks, National Sites/Parks, Religious Historial Centers, New GA Sea Turtle Center near by

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: We are the Ladd Family. Bart, Christina, Liberty and Lucy Jo. This is our beach house and we would love you to come see us. We love SSI and will provide you with the best guest services around. Let us help you plan the perfect family vacation, couples retreat, snow bird escape or wedding party logistics.

Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
Walking distance to beach, village pier and lighthouse. Borders a popular county park. Incredibly family friendly island. Dogs rule here as well. Like taking a step back in time to the early 60's, 70's. We pride ourselves on ole fashioned attention to guest services. Our many return guests since 2003 have become like family! We will go out of our way to make your visit one you will want to return to each year. You will not need a car with us as you can walk to beach and village or borrow our bikes and enjoy the islands vast bike trails.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Can walk to beach and village. Borders a popular county park with brand new skate park. Very cozy and affordable. We lend our guests everything they request and need for their stay. No hidden fees, personal service. Voted one of the top pet friendly, young child friendly rentals on SSI. You get Bart and Christina Ladd for any special request.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Front view of home/ fenced yard for pet owners/ Demere Pk across the street kids

    Front view of home/ fenced yard for pet owners/ Demere Pk across the street kids

  • Family Room has two huge sofas, two love seats and wood burning fireplace

    Family Room has two huge sofas, two love seats and wood burning fireplace

  • Dining Rm/Kitchenette/Can eat 4-6 on formal dinette & additional 4 on pub table

    Dining Rm/Kitchenette/Can eat 4-6 on formal dinette & additional 4 on pub table

  • Eat-in kitchen and dining area has two dining sets/fully stocked/walk in pantry

    Eat-in kitchen and dining area has two dining sets/fully stocked/walk in pantry

  • Private master bath

    Private master bath

  • Spacious Guest Bedrooms with Walk-In Closets/Full size infant crib now available

    Spacious Guest Bedrooms with Walk-In Closets/Full size infant crib now available

  • Hall bath with elderly tub rails

    Hall bath with elderly tub rails

  • Outdoor grill and 6-8 person outdoor dining patio set

    Outdoor grill and 6-8 person outdoor dining patio set

  • Welcome!  Your less than a 1/2 mile to the beach!!! 4.5 blocks!

    Welcome! Your less than a 1/2 mile to the beach!!! 4.5 blocks!

  • Family Room/Great Room/Has sleeper sofa if needed/Two large sofas and love seats

    Family Room/Great Room/Has sleeper sofa if needed/Two large sofas and love seats

  • Open Kitchen/Completely stocked with all you will need.

    Open Kitchen/Completely stocked with all you will need.

  • Large King Sized Master Suite also has twin daybed

    Large King Sized Master Suite also has twin daybed

  • Garden tub/with handicap rails

    Garden tub/with handicap rails

  • Third guest bedroom has queen bed and toy chest full of toys for kids

    Third guest bedroom has queen bed and toy chest full of toys for kids

  • View of Front of Cottage From Liberty Live Oak/ Fence now around double lot

    View of Front of Cottage From Liberty Live Oak/ Fence now around double lot

  • Hot & Cold outdoor shower perfect for right after beach.We've got BIKES too!

    Hot & Cold outdoor shower perfect for right after beach.We've got BIKES too!

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 90%
  • Calendar last updated: 02/28/2015
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