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520 College Street -- Home Away From Home

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Last updated: 08/09/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes house description

Our 1942 white clapboard beach house was built by a man named Strothers; you might see his name around town. It has 4 bedrooms and two full baths. There are fans throughout and windows which should be opened to let the ocean air in. There are screen doors in both the kitchen and family room and all windows downstairs have wooden blinds for privacy. My favorite spot is the screened-in porch, where many a conversation, book reading and card playing has taken place. The beach is within walking distance, as well as restaurants and the village area.

Start your day with a great walk on the beach, before the sun comes up. Then head down to the village for breakfast at Palmer's and step into some of the amazing and quaint local shops. Walk back to the house and grab a quick bite before biking down to the Neptune Pool for an afternoon of fun in the sun. Lifeguards are on duty constantly, so no need to worry about the children. Come back to the house and plop down on the couch for an afternoon movie or game of cards or stroll upstairs for a much needed nap. It's 4:00 and everyone is ready for a treat, so bike down to the village area and try out the new St. Simon's Sweet's Shop and have a chocolate covered marshmallow or scoop of rocky road ice cream. Evening is coming and you want some great seafood. Try Mullet Bay or Barbara Jean's for the best crab cakes around. After dinner, stroll down to the pier and see what's catchin. The sun is going down and it's time to head back to the house. Another hard day on the island.. someone's gotta do it.

Keywords: Beach House, Vintage

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2

            Newly Renovated bathrooms...moreless

          • In November, we converted our half bathroom downstairs into a beautiful full bath with a nice size subway tiled shower. Pedestal sinks are in both bathrooms....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            We have a picnic table in the dining room that seats six and a table in the kitchen what seats four....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Stove
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Dishwasher
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Microwave
          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Air Conditioning
          • Parking Off Street
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Linens Provided
          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Living Room seats 5
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Our shed has beach chairs, coolers, skim boards for your use

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable:

                (2) TV in family room and new installed tv in master....moreless

              • Video Library:

                Small family friendly DVD collection....moreless

              • Books:

                family friendly collection...moreless

              • Television
              • DVD Player

              Communications

              • Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill

              Activities

              • Restaurants
              • Golf
              • Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Fitness Center
              • Antiquing
              • Shelling
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shopping
              • Horseback Riding
              • Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Live Theater
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Museums
              • Cinemas
              • Cycling
              • Tennis
               

              Reviews

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              High season April 01-Sept 15 .. $225/night(3 night min) Wk rate..$1400
              Off season Sept 15- March 31 .. $175/night/  Wk rate..$1100
              $20 pet fee
              $90.00 cleaning fee
              Credit Cards/Checks and Money Orders accepted
              GA/Fla game weekend to be determined
              

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              Calendar

              Last updated: 08/09/2014
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
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              Location

              St. Simons has recently opened a new pool area, within walking distance from our beach house. Lifeguards are on duty at all times and there is a great poolside cafe where you can grab a snack, ice cream or lunch.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2008

              About the owner: Welcome to our website. I hope you will get a full flavor of what life is like on our sweet island called St. Simons. My husband Russ and I have 3 amazing children under 14 and have called Marietta, GA home for 19 years. Six years ago, we decided to camp in Brunswick. During that trip we made a drive over the causeway, a drive that would begin this great adventure of later owning our charming old 1942 beach house. We chose the south island area because we wanted something different than what we have in Atlanta. We wanted to walk to everything and feel like we had stepped back in time. If you are looking for a new, pottery barn style home, keep looking but if you are looking for a place to relax with your friends, this is your stop. I hope you enjoy our little escape as much as we have. Check out our FB page, under links for more photos and daily updates on the island.

              Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
              This home is one of the original clapboard beach houses on the island. Many of our guests have commented on the charm, coziness and warmth that it brings to their visit. The house is also on south island, so you can walk to the village, shopping and fishing pier within seven minutes. This house often accomodates multiple families at one time that are trying to watch their pennies and not eat out for every meal; hence the wonderful large kitchen. We have a table in the kitchen that seats four, a picnic table in the dining room that can seat six and then wooden trays that can be used for several more folks on the porch. If you are looking for a new, pottery barn style home, keep looking, but if you want a wonderful place to kick back and relax with good friends, this is your stop. Oh, and don't forget to bring your furry friend.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              St. Simon's Island has a population of 16,000, two grocery stores, a movie theatre and some of the best BBQ around. One of the perks of small island living is the low crime rate. I asked the lovely lady, from whom we purchased the property, how the crime was. Her reply, 'I lock the door on my way to Vermont for the summer.' Enough said.


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              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • 520 College Street -- Home Away From Home

                520 College Street -- Home Away From Home

              • Screened Porch

                Screened Porch

              • family room

                family room

              • Large, eat in kitchen, new butcher block table, great for buffet style

                Large, eat in kitchen, new butcher block table, great for buffet style

              • master bedroom, queen bed and sitting chair

                master bedroom, queen bed and sitting chair

              • Large Pedestal Sink in Upstairs Bath

                Large Pedestal Sink in Upstairs Bath

              • We love 4th of July in St. Simons

                We love 4th of July in St. Simons

              • Neptune Park is home to the fishing pier, playground and picnic area

                Neptune Park is home to the fishing pier, playground and picnic area

              • View from Ocean View -- Screened In Porch

                View from Ocean View -- Screened In Porch

              • dining room, picnic table great for up to 6 people

                dining room, picnic table great for up to 6 people

              • always sign the guest book and tell us about your visit

                always sign the guest book and tell us about your visit

              • 4th bedroom downstairs -- has access to full bath

                4th bedroom downstairs -- has access to full bath

              • This is the second bedroom, windows overlooking a gorgeous live oak

                This is the second bedroom, windows overlooking a gorgeous live oak

              • Twin Beds --

                Twin Beds --

              • Newly renovated upstairs bath -- large shower with doors, subway tiled shower

                Newly renovated upstairs bath -- large shower with doors, subway tiled shower

              • Beautifully Renovated Full Bath Downstairs, off the 4th Bedroom

                Beautifully Renovated Full Bath Downstairs, off the 4th Bedroom

              • Entrance to the pier

                Entrance to the pier

              VRBO #318039

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              This listing was first published here in 2010.

              Date last modified - Saturday, June 21, 2014

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              4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 10

              View calendar: Updated 08/09/14
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              Speaks: english
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