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Island Oasis - Relaxing Elegance-Golf, Beach and Walking Fun

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Last updated: 08/26/2013

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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Jekyll Island house description

Understated bungalow beautifully renovated to reflect the relaxed elegance of the turn of the century, but in keeping with today's no hassle and busy life style. Across the street from the beach, and the bike path that takes you all over the island. Jekyll is a small island with a small town feel. It is geared to family vacations, and relaxed retreats. The rich and easily accessible natural environment makes it a wonderful place to experience the coastal region with trails along Spanish moss draped Oaks and bushy palmettos. Active bird rookeries, shorebirds, and nesting bald eagles make it an exciting place for birdwatchers.

This home was built when Georgia bought the island from the Millionaires and created a state owned park. It backs up to a large tract of undeveloped interior maritime forest on the island. The house is equipped with 5 televisions, wireless Internet, and free long distance calling so you can remain connected even while enjoying a time apart.


Why the Owner Chose Jekyll Island: This is a wonderful location on an extraordinary little Island. Because 65% of the island must remain undeveloped the natural assets can be found all around you. For me, Jekyll is all about nature: fresh and brackish water wetlands; wildlife like wood storks, roseate spoonbills, alligators, turtles, manatees, dolphins, shorebirds, deer (in the yard); wildflowers, mushrooms, lichens, the spartina marsh, fishing, all of it. I am interested in the many walking trails and bike trails. The easy-walk out the door- opportunities people have to engage the natural environment here. I hope folks will visit the turtle center and take the walking and biking trails everywhere. The trail behind the house goes for several miles around the interior of the island and you can have some great adventures just walking or biking along the trails. Early in the morning I love to get out and walk along the beach. There is a nice breeze, and the world seems to be at peace there.

The Unique Benefits of this House: I enjoy the experience of being on Jekyll Island. I like walking to the beach to watch the sun rise up from the Atlantic Ocean. I enjoy taking my wife Sandra across the island to the Rah bar for an informal meal on the pier and watching the sun set. It goes down over the Sidney Lanier Bridge across the 'Marshes of Glynn'. I enjoy fixing and eating steamed shrimp on our back patio. Jekyll Island Authority often have special events for everyone to enjoy. Our family enjoys walking down along the beach to watch the fireworks displays on the 4th of July and New Years Eve. I like biking around the island. The bike trails have been improved and, because of the flat easy trails, biking is comfortable for everyone. During the football season, I like lazing around in the den and watching bowl games. There are plenty of places to watch TV, a DVD or play computer games, so if the kids want to see something else they can do that.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • 3 adult bicycles available. World Class Bird watching with opportunity to observe many unusual birds....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • DVD Player

              Attractions

              • Museums
              • Theme Parks
              • Restaurants
              • Churches
              • Marina
              • Pond
              • Water Parks
              • Forests

              Leisure Activities

              • Sight Seeing
              • Antiquing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Eco Tourism
              • Walking

              local services and businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Medical Services
              • Groceries

              Location Type

              • Beach
              • Near The Ocean

              sports and adventure activities

              • Pier Fishing
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Hiking

              General

              • Internet
              • Wireless Internet
              • Garage
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Telephone
              • Air Conditioning

              Kitchen

              • Ice Maker
              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Refrigerator
              • Oven
              • Microwave

              Outside

              • Wood Deck
              • Outdoor Grill Gas
              • Patio
              • Porch / Veranda
              • Outdoor Grill
               

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              Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.2010 In-Season:    February 27 - Aug. 13 ...............$975/week
              2010 Off-Season:   Jan/Feb & Aug 14 - Dec. 31 ......... $775/week
              2010 May Special:  May 1-28 Discounted Rate............ $895/week
              
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              Location

              60 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Jacksonville, Florida
              250 Metres
              Nearest Beach
              Jekyll Island

              Other amenities Jekyll has to offer include: three 18-hole golf courses, one 9-hole course, 13 fast-dry clay tennis courts, Summer Waves Water Park (seasonal), horseback riding, kayaking, fishing, dolphin tours, historic tours and the Georgia Sea Turtle Center which offers nightly turtle walks from June 1st through August 1st. You may use a flashlight but only if it is covered with a red lens. You can find these at the Turtle Center or Parker-Kaufman. If you find a nest, please do not disturb it as we are trying to protect these majestic animals.

              Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, boating, shelling, wildlife viewing, mini golf

               

              Owner info


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              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • Driftwood landscape feature in fromt of house

                Driftwood landscape feature in fromt of house

              • Front patio with beach. A place to put your leftover shells or take a few home.

                Front patio with beach. A place to put your leftover shells or take a few home.

              • Kitchen with breakfast bar

                Kitchen with breakfast bar

              • Master Bedroom with king size bed facing wall mounted TV.

                Master Bedroom with king size bed facing wall mounted TV.

              • Front Bedroom with queen sized bed and flat screen TV.

                Front Bedroom with queen sized bed and flat screen TV.

              • Living room showing bay window facing back patio.

                Living room showing bay window facing back patio.

              • Family room showing original painting; facing backyard patio

                Family room showing original painting; facing backyard patio

              • Looking out from back patio into live oak/pine forest.

                Looking out from back patio into live oak/pine forest.

              • Back Porch - There is also an open patio on the other side of the brick wall.

                Back Porch - There is also an open patio on the other side of the brick wall.

              • Living Room. Note wall mounted flat TV. Board games found under blue-ray.

                Living Room. Note wall mounted flat TV. Board games found under blue-ray.

              • Family Room. Sliding doors open to back patio.

                Family Room. Sliding doors open to back patio.

              • Twin beds with corner wall mounted TV.

                Twin beds with corner wall mounted TV.

              • Living room view toward front entrance.

                Living room view toward front entrance.

              • View from kitchen window.

                View from kitchen window.

              • Dining area. Table has leaf extension to seat six.

                Dining area. Table has leaf extension to seat six.

              • Backyard outside patio. Note gas grill stored behind gate.

                Backyard outside patio. Note gas grill stored behind gate.

              • Back patio with chairs.

                Back patio with chairs.

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              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 8

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              +1 888 453-5955

              Speaks: english
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