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Artist Bungalow - Downtown St. Marys - Just Bring Your Clothes

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Perfectly nestled in a quiet neighborhood, entrance garden and porch, St. Marys.

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Last updated: 05/15/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Artist Bungalow, Historic Downtown St. Marys

JUST BRING YOUR CLOTHES!

Whether you are vacationing, road tripping, working, or relocating, this bungalow will be a welcoming “temporary headquarters”. Clean, well appointed, with basic start up supplies ( herbs, spices, coffee and teas) to make your transition smooth....and a taste of true Southern hospitality.

The house itself is cheerful and sunny. Recently, I furnished it with a few of my “favorite things”. Antiques and artwork “eclected” through the years delight and surprise you along with the mix of modern creature comforts.

The entrance deck opens onto a cozy glassed and screened sun porch and then into an office area and spacious living room. Your master king sized bedroom awaits you at the end of the hallway. Your guests can enjoy the four poster double bedroom across the hall. Off the kitchen and living room is a pleasant dining room that looks out into the back yard where you can enjoy the birds at the feeder. The kitchen’s been updated with laundry center, dishwasher and microwave and of course, the fun, functional Hoosiers. If the weather is nice, move outside with your favorite beverage and talk about the day’s adventures while you grill your supper.

Explore our friendly downtown on our new beach cruisers. You can pedal around and enjoy our waterfront activities, meet your neighbors and make new friends.

For those of you traveling with your pets, you will enjoy the fact that you can let them out the back door into your own private fenced yard. Along with a charcoal grill, there is a patio table and chairs and a small garden planting, bird bath, and water feature.

You are one reservation shy and one short block from a Main St. USA parade in our friendly little town. Let us welcome you to the 'Second Oldest City in the United States'. ( St. Augustine claims they're first because their paperwork was in order!)


Keywords: Artist Cottage, Sojurn, Single Family Dwelling

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Bungalow
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered:

    Well behaved dogs are welcome with a signed pet agreement form and current inoculation and flea preventative records. $250 (refundable) pet deposit and an additional (non-refundable) $100 pet cleaning fee will be added to your bill....moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    Smokers can smoke outside on the property....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • King size beds (1) Master bedroom has an inviting king size bed with Serta mattress, Double Beds (1) Guest bedroom has a comfortable double four poster bed....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

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  • Tub shower, euro vanity and comfort height toilet

Other Amenities

  • Beautifully furnished with antiques and local original artwork of the area. The back yard is fenced so that you can keep your pet safe on your own property while you enjoy grilling out and entertaining al fresco. You can also use a couple of our new beach cruisers and pedal around exploring....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Book collection housed in living room Hoosier and hallway bookshelf...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Basic cable...moreless

  • Television:

    TV's in both bedrooms, living room and kitchen...moreless

  • Toys:

    Board games, coloring books, juggling balls, crayons...moreless

  • Video Library:

    There are a couple of dozen movies to watch on the DVD player....and we have a Red Box at Walgreen's...moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic
  • 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
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Separate dining room off kitchen facing back yard with bird feeder and chimes...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Electric central hear and air...moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Located in the kitchen...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric central heat and air...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Large sunny living room with seating for 7...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Private drive...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided:

    Biltmore bath, hand and wash towels and 4 beach towels along with work towels for washing cars and pets...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Located in the kitchen...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Mr. Coffee 12 cup with auto shut off...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Cuisineart pots and pans, metal and plastic utensils, electric and manual can openers, mixer, salad spinner, coffee grinder, tea pot, tea pitcher, collander, graters, measuring cups/spoons, crock pot...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes, glass ware and flat ware for eight...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Anything that I could think that you might want in a kitchen is provided in this one....from spices and staples down to assorted sizes of plastic zip lock bags....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Built in above stove...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee, teas,spices, ...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Beach cruisers are available by reservation, helmets and locks are not....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    A small entry deck opens into a sunroom loaded with stained glass....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Outside charcoal grill located in small fenced backyard off kitchen, along with patio furniture and small water feature, birdbath and bird feeders....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter
Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$150
$700 $1,800
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$135
$575 $1,530
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning 3-7 days $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Cleaning charge for 3-7 nights is $100. Cleaning charge for a month or longer is $200.

Government per Diem is accepted.

Pet Fees: $250 pet refundable pet deposit, $100 NON refundable pet cleaning fee, signed pet agreement and proof of inoculations is required.

St. Marys bed tax of 6% is added to the first thirty days of a stay; anything beyond thirty days is not taxed.

$250 refundable reservation/security deposit is due with booking, along with signed Confirmation Letter and Rental/Rules Contract. First half rent is due 60 days before arrival; second half is due 14 days before arrival. Personal check, cashiers check or credit card are accepted forms of payment. Government per Diem is accepted.


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Last updated: 05/15/2015
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Location

30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Jacksonville International Airport, Florida
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Seagles Saloon
5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Cumberland Island Ferry
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Trident Lakes, Kings Bay Naval Base
45 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak, Jacksonville, Florida
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-95
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Seagles
30 Miles
Nearest Beach
Fernandina Beach, Florida

Ghost tours, golf cart tours, ferry rides to Cumberland Island National Seashore and Fernandina Beach, Bird watching, Waterfront Park, Submarine Museum, National Park Service Museum for Cumberland Island

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1983

About the owner: Hi, I’m Elizabeth Gray. I grew up in St. Marys. My family and friends are here and so has been my career as an artist. When I finished school, I started my own business, Gray’s Gallery and Custom Frame Shop. It’s been a place where I have framed lots of artwork for other people, and where I have displayed and sold my watercolors. It has been fun to furnish this space with my work and other local talent for you to enjoy.

Why the Owner Chose St. Marys:
When my father’s family moved down here, there was a little Scottish enclave that occupied four homes on the end of this block. Gilman Paper Company was just setting up, and from New York came my grandfather to head the power plant. His wife’s sister, Aunt Laura & her husband lived in this sweet little house and my grandfather lived next door. Eventually, both of his sons, my uncle and my father, found the loves of their lives, married and built & bought homes next door. And so began all of our lives in this sleepy little town, St. Marys by the sea. I remember stopping by Aunt Laura’s house in the morning to pick up treats lovingly wrapped in wax paper for recess, and by my grandfather’s house to pick posies for my teachers. To this day, I can still smell the sweet peas. What a gorgeous array of colors! Deep purples, fuchsias, lavenders, pinks, periwinkles, reds, whites, and blues. When I returned from college, I bought my grandfather’s house and started my art gallery and framing business there. When Aunt Laura’s house became available, I was able to keep it in our family. Now it is time to share it with you.

The Unique Benefits at this Bungalow:
Comfort, efficiency, and fun were the themes as we furnished this house. There was lots of laughter as my friends and I pulled together and scrubbed and painted and bounced decorating ideas off of each other. Some of my original artwork is hanging here and my entire collection of St. Marys watercolors. It is fitting that Aunt Laura, the original owner, did the crochet hanging in the dining room. Art and antiques harmonize with modern conveniences. Privately nestled in a quiet neighborhood, this home is five blocks from both the Meeting St. Boat Dock and the St. Marys waterfront. You are one block away from watching boat traffic on North River or a small town parade on Main St. On a morning walk, you can see boaters headed out for a day on the water, shrimp boats trawling with their outriggers ready, an occasional dolphin, and every once in a while, a couple of little marsh bunnies. Laughing gulls, pelicans, cormorants,ibises, herons, mourning doves and red-winged blackbirds welcome you to the water. Every day you can visit with the river kitties that faithfully wait for a rub and a scratch as you round the corner. Golfers are 15 minutes away from two public courses. Ferry rides to Cumberland Island & Fernandina Beach are five minutes away, along with our beautiful waterfront park, restaurants, kayak rentals, and shopping. For those of you on temporary duty at Kings Bay, you are five minutes from the base gate. Life in the slow lane is but 30 minutes to the Jacksonville International Airport. The bungalow remains a work in progress as I continue to upgrade with stained glass, nautical charts, gardens, wind chimes, patio furniture, and privacy fencing in the immediate back yard. Now you can strike out on some new beach cruisers as you explore your new downtown and waterfront areas.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Perfectly nestled in a quiet neighborhood, entrance garden and porch, St. Marys.

    Perfectly nestled in a quiet neighborhood, entrance garden and porch, St. Marys.

  • Yes that is a purple floor on the sunporch! What's not to like about whimsy?

    Yes that is a purple floor on the sunporch! What's not to like about whimsy?

  • Art Lamay's Herons and sitting area for entertaining, reading, TV & movie nights

    Art Lamay's Herons and sitting area for entertaining, reading, TV & movie nights

  • A couple of wing back chairs, ottoman, rocker and coffee table in living room

    A couple of wing back chairs, ottoman, rocker and coffee table in living room

  • Sitting area in living room, desk area looking out on to the sun porch

    Sitting area in living room, desk area looking out on to the sun porch

  • King size brass bed in master bedroom

    King size brass bed in master bedroom

  • Back bedroom, Sunny and bright, with Double Bed facing TV on drawered oak chest.

    Back bedroom, Sunny and bright, with Double Bed facing TV on drawered oak chest.

  • Sink/dishwasher/TV facing bird feeders and back yard with grill and patio set

    Sink/dishwasher/TV facing bird feeders and back yard with grill and patio set

  • Laundry dryer stack & refrigerator conveniently recessed in fun bright kitchen

    Laundry dryer stack & refrigerator conveniently recessed in fun bright kitchen

  • Compact kitchen with Hoosier storage, diswasher/kitchen sink and cabinets

    Compact kitchen with Hoosier storage, diswasher/kitchen sink and cabinets

  • Hallway hung with  St. Marys Historical Watercolor Series and Book Collections

    Hallway hung with St. Marys Historical Watercolor Series and Book Collections

  • Antique crocheted doiles and purses and a watercolor of our beautiful waterfront

    Antique crocheted doiles and purses and a watercolor of our beautiful waterfront

  • Relax with your favorite beverage and enjoy the garden flowers from the sunporch

    Relax with your favorite beverage and enjoy the garden flowers from the sunporch

  • Plantation desk with office supplies/wifi facing garden view thru the sunporch.

    Plantation desk with office supplies/wifi facing garden view thru the sunporch.

  • Sofa, coffee table and Art Lamay's heron prints

    Sofa, coffee table and Art Lamay's heron prints

  • 40' Toshiba flat screen, DVD player in living room-seating for 8

    40' Toshiba flat screen, DVD player in living room-seating for 8

  • Primitive pie safe with books and toys in living room corner, pretty oak floors

    Primitive pie safe with books and toys in living room corner, pretty oak floors

  • Hat box bureau with TV in master bedroom

    Hat box bureau with TV in master bedroom

  • Sunny Kitchen with 2 Hoosiers for More Counter Space and Storage facing backyard

    Sunny Kitchen with 2 Hoosiers for More Counter Space and Storage facing backyard

  • English Hoosier houses cutlery, glasses, plates, bowls, cups, and a little bar!

    English Hoosier houses cutlery, glasses, plates, bowls, cups, and a little bar!

  • Stove, microwave and storage cabinets/drawer stack for kitchen gadgets & linens

    Stove, microwave and storage cabinets/drawer stack for kitchen gadgets & linens

  • Stove, microwave and storage cabinets with back door to fenced in back yard

    Stove, microwave and storage cabinets with back door to fenced in back yard

  • Sunny dining room faces your private back yard with bird feeders and bird baths

    Sunny dining room faces your private back yard with bird feeders and bird baths

  • Vintage tile in 50's bathroom, medicine cabinet, Euro vanity, tub/shower combo

    Vintage tile in 50's bathroom, medicine cabinet, Euro vanity, tub/shower combo

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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Bungalow
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 05/15/2015
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