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Perfect Coastal Cottage - 'Collier-Casey Estate'

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'Commissary Cottage' - Beautiful landscaping!

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Last updated: 07/27/2013

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This is the perfect vacation cottage for a couple or single person who is looking to stay in 'Down Town Saint Marys Village' and be located directly on the beautiful marsh with views of the Saint Marys River! A brief walk one block to the river front parks and city- center of Saint Marys Village.

Experience a piece of the history of Saint Marys in this adorable 'Commissary Cottage'. The Cottage is part of the 'Historic Collier-Casey House Estate', circa 1874, and the building was the original 'Commissary' for the 'SM&K' (Saint Marys/Kingsland Railroad), dating back to 1865.

The Cottage was completely renovated and decorated in 2011 and is the newest rental property in Saint Marys. The cottage is a one-bedroom 'efficiency style' set-up with sleeping, living area, and complete 'full size' kitchen and separate full bath.

Amenities include central HVAC, 42' flat screen TV, private deck, washer and dryer, WiFi, refrigerator, 4-burner stove, microwave, complete kitchen cooking and serving utensils, all linens, and hair dryer.

Sit on the private deck among beautiful flowers and landscape and watch the sun rise over the marsh and Inter-coastal Waterway, with views of Cumberland Island and Fernandina Beach and the pass to the Atlantic!

Small Pets accepted 'on approval' by owners with $100 non-refundable pet deposit, per pet.


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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Upon approval and with $100 non-refundable pet fee, per pet....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Other (See Description): 1 queen

    Air Mattress Available on request...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1); air mattress available upon request

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Unobscured Marsh Front; Views of Saint Marys River; distant Islands; and pass to Atlantic...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Flat Screen 42'...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Five minute walk to downtown Saint Marys restaurants, shops and Ferry to Cumberland Island National Seashore....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    Marsh views to Saint Marys River, with distant views to Fernandino Beach, Cumberland Island and Intercoastal Waterway pass to Atlantic Ocean...moreless

  • Village:

    Saint Marys in-town village and water front is within one block of property...moreless

  • Water View:

    Direct view of Saint Marys River and Intercoastal Waterway...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central HVAC...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Washer and Dryer provided in adjacent garage...moreless

  • Garage:

    contains bicycles; laundry and cleaning equipment...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central HVAC...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All bed linens, bath and kitchen towels provided. Bed pillows provided but you may wish to bring your personal pillow....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    On premises...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Washer and Dryer provided in adjacent garage...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    All cooking and serving utensils provided including toaster, mixer, and coffee maker...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Inlcudes everything you need to prepare food and serve up to 4 people...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Built-in...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Initial supply of paper towels, toilet tissue, coffee maker filters, and hand, dishwashing, and body soaps....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full size refrigerator with ice maker...moreless

  • Stove:

    Standard 4 burner stove with oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    available - first come/first served...moreless

  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck with seating for groups of 6 or more...moreless

  • Golf:

    Several courses within 5 miles of property...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    In-town Kayak and Canoe rentals...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden:

    1.5 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas and Charcoal grills available...moreless

Pool / Spa

 

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$700 $1,900
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Fees:

  • Pet Fee $100
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

Government Per Diem Accepted;

Damage protection may be required if traveling with Pets or Young children;

Pets may be allowed upon approval; Pet Fee is $100 per pet


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Location

35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Jacksonville International - JAX
0.02 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Cumberland Island Ferry Service
38 Miles
Nearest Train
Jacksonville, FL
0.01 Miles
Nearest Motorway
GA Highway 40
32 Miles
Nearest Beach
Fernandina Beach, FL

Car: Recommended

The quaint town with our friendly 'locals', is steeped in history and is the second oldest city in America. It is 'The Gateway' to Cumberland Island, a US National Seashore park notably known as the wedding site of John F. Kennedy, Jr.'s wedding location, and for its Wild Horses that roam the Island. Ferries leave/return twice daily from the water front in Saint Marys. The waterways of Saint Marys offer great boating, canoeing, and fishing and we have no traffic lights or traffic jams!

Saint Marys is centrally located between Savannah, GA (90 Miles to our North) and Jacksonville, FL (20 miles south), and the oldest city in the US, Saint Augustine, FL (81 miles south) as well as all the coastal cities along the I-95 corridor from Tybee Island, Sea Island, St. Simons Island, and Jekyll Island, GA to our north; to Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, Jacksonville Beach, Ormond Beach and Daytona Beach, FL south. Orlando, FL, home to Disney World, Sea World, and Universal Studio Theme parks, is also an easy 3 hour drive from Saint Marys!

Saint Marys is host to several festivals and events throughout the year including our Rock Shrimp Festival; Hay Days with Town Scarecrow Stroll and 'Ghost Story Tours'; Christmas white Lighting, Merchants Open House and Tour of Homes; Mardi Gras Festival and Ball, and recently filmed as the premier to 'Lovetown USA' series, aired on OWN - Oprah Winfrey Network.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: We are Don Pierce and Linda Harris. We both retired to Saint Marys from Atlanta, GA where Don owns a high-end Antique business, now being run by his son, and Linda retired from a Commercial Real Estate brokerage firm. After seeing the 'Southern Living Magazine' article 'There's something about Saint Marys', in 2006, we both came South for a visit, loved what we saw and immediately purchased property for our home. Our home was built in 2007 and the rest is 'history' -- we feel in love with the town and people and it now 'feels like home'. Having our own home locally allows us to oversee the maintenance and rental of the property and to get to become personally acquainted with our guests!

Why the Owner Chose St. Marys:
Saint Mary is our home and is such a special place, we love being able to share it with others and to provide visitors an opportunity to experience the Village and River front of Saint Marys!

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Saint Marys offers 'southern hospitality' at its best! 'The locals' are warm, inviting, and friendly and it is not uncommon for us to include guests in social gatherings. If you visit Saint Marys, you will also fall in love with it and that is exactly how many of our locals decided to make Saint Marys their home. A visiting friend told us 'I never thought I would want to leave Atlanta and my family and children, but I'm ready to call my boss and tell him I'm not coming back'!


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Speaks: english
 

Photos

  • 'Commissary Cottage' - Beautiful landscaping!

    'Commissary Cottage' - Beautiful landscaping!

  • Front Entrance

    Front Entrance

  • Entry

    Entry

  • Full of Sun light and Beautiful Views!

    Full of Sun light and Beautiful Views!

  • Full-size sofa and breakfast area

    Full-size sofa and breakfast area

  • Breakfast Bar and Quaint Kitchen

    Breakfast Bar and Quaint Kitchen

  • Comfy and Pretty Queen Bed

    Comfy and Pretty Queen Bed

  • Step-in Shower

    Step-in Shower

  • Direct Marsh views out your window!

    Direct Marsh views out your window!

  • Casey House, Captains Quarters, and Commissary Cottage  'On the Marsh'!

    Casey House, Captains Quarters, and Commissary Cottage 'On the Marsh'!

  • Views of the Marsh, Inter-Coastal Waterway and Distant Islands

    Views of the Marsh, Inter-Coastal Waterway and Distant Islands

  • Street view of 'Main House', property, and Marsh.  Very Special!!!

    Street view of 'Main House', property, and Marsh. Very Special!!!

  • Whimsical and Historic 'Commissary Cottage' with private sitting deck

    Whimsical and Historic 'Commissary Cottage' with private sitting deck

  • Beautiful Flowers and Landscape Everywhere

    Beautiful Flowers and Landscape Everywhere

  • Cottage Entry

    Cottage Entry

  • Views from the Entrance!

    Views from the Entrance!

  • Sitting/TV area

    Sitting/TV area

  • Complete Kitchen

    Complete Kitchen

  • Cute Private Bath

    Cute Private Bath

  • Window views of Deck and Marsh

    Window views of Deck and Marsh

  • Views from your Deck!

    Views from your Deck!

  • Saint Marys River - Street view from property

    Saint Marys River - Street view from property

  • Historic Collier-Casey House - Circa 1874

    Historic Collier-Casey House - Circa 1874

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 07/27/2013
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