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Relaxing Hope Harbour

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Front of the cottage - carport and screened-in porch


Last updated: 09/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Private Homes cottage description

Once you turn down this oak-canopied lane, you begin to experience true St. Simons living. Walk in the Cottage and your mood will immediately relax and you'll be on 'Island Time'. Hope Harbour (renamed 8/1/13 and formerly Abednego Cottage 313992), can provide all your needs for a fun-filled, relaxing vacation at the beach. Unpack and GO! The Cottage is located in the much sought-after south end of the Island and is just a 10-min walk from the ocean/beach - you can walk or bike there or choose to do the Village and Pier instead. The Cottage is lovingly decorated with antiques from around the world, has vaulted ceilings, fans in every room and authentic linoleum tiled floors throughout. Relax in the sunroom, read in the screened-in front porch or kick back on the deck. The deck has plenty of seating, tables for dining, and is located in a private fenced backyard. The deck is low to the ground and does have ramps for wheel chair accessibility. Bicycles and beach chairs are available for your use, as well as beach umbrellas and a beach cart. Just bring your beach towel and you're all set. Charcoal and gas grills on the deck.

Hope Harbour Cottage is a single level Cottage and is suitable for an active family, seniors wanting the quiet and ease of a retreat or love birds needing a private hideaway. Fido will love the backyard! You'll love Hope Harbour as much as I do.

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Non Smoking Only:

            smoking outside away from house...moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            ramps for deck available...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            porta crib available - 2...moreless

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

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 7

          • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

            Large walk-in closet, private bathroom, TV in room....moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

            large closet, TV/VHS/DVD...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single, 1 bunk bed

            2 Bunks, Single trundle pullout, Add'l single mattress...moreless

          • 3rd bedroom has bunkbeds, Single trundle pullout, and additional single mattress avail. Sunroom has a convert-a-couch (double bed)....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            dining area can seat 4-8. Additional compact table can seat 4-6. ...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Service for 8-10 - complete. Pots/Pans, baking, small appliances...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            all appliances, pots, pans, crockpot, utensils available...moreless

          • Toaster:

            Toaster oven and toaster popup...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            auto shutoff plus 1-cup maker...moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Freezer
          • Oven
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 6 people


          • Living Room seats 8:

            Sunroom off Living/dining - couch converts to double bed. Front Screened-in porch....moreless

          • Parking:

            off-street. room for RV/Boat/Trailer...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            clothesline outside as well...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:


          • Iron & Board
          • Washing Machine
          • Linens Provided

          Other Amenities

              • Multiple activities in area- including snorkeling/diving, cycling, water skiing, fishing, kayaking, swimming, golf, tennis, windsurfing, racquetball, surfing, hiking, basketball, sailing, jet skiing, hunting, live theatre, antiquing, shelling, theme parks, museums, cinemas sight seeing, wildlife viewing, shopping, horseshoes, horseback riding, boating, etc. ...moreless


              • Toys:

                Beach Chairs/Umbrellas/beach cart/boogie boards available...moreless

              • Games:

                Limited - living room cabinet....moreless

              • Television:

                Living, Master, 2nd Bedroom...moreless


              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                Large multi-area deck, outside dining and kids picnic table, patio umbrella on both. Outdoor shower for after beach....moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                Front Porch is completely screened-in. Great place to sit and relax....moreless

              • Bicycles:

                4 bicycles avail with locks - bike port...moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                (2) Charcoal and small Gas...moreless


              • Romantic
              • Family
              • Away From It All
              • Historic
              • Budget
              • Tourist Attractions
              • Adventure


              • Library
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Parasailing
              • Racquetball
              • Basketball Court
              • Kayaking
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rafting
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Surfing
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Water Skiing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Groceries
              • Fitness Center
              • ATM/Bank
              • Medical Services
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Live Theater
              • Winery Tours
              • Restaurants
              • Festivals
              • Horseback Riding
              • Fly Fishing
              • Walking
              • Bird Watching
              • Photography
              • Boating
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Antiquing
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Massage Therapist
              • Beachcombing
              • Freshwater Fishing


              Write a review 4.9
              from 14 traveler reviews
              Spring - March to April... $1000/week
              Summer - May to August ... $1100/week (July 4th week ... $1200/week)
              Fall - September to November ... $900/week (monthly avail.)
              Winter - December to February ... $800/week (monthly avail.)
              GA/FL week - $1300/week, McGladrey Classic - $1100/week (specials avail.)
              Jun-Aug: Sat-to-Sat only. Nightly:$120-$200/night. Serv Fee for CC payments.
              Snowbird Specials ... winter monthly rates - contact owner
              Pets considered - $100 per pet/week. 

              Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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              Last updated: 09/16/2014
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              Car: Not Necessary

              St. Simons Historical Lighthouse tours, Mallory Street (ice cream shops, art galleries, bait shack). Very eclectic funky Village is a favorite. Walk to beach, playground & skateboard park; beautiful community pool and mini golf oceanside; historical churches & award-wining restaurants. Beautiful shops and bargain seekers delight...antiquing that will take your breath away. Check Chamber of Commerce website to see latest events - always something going on on SSI. Excursions: Sapelo Island (experience the old Gullah community of Hog Hammock), Jekll Island's Millionaire's Row, Little St. Simons Nature preserve, Cumberland Island's wild horses...much, much more. Historical Savannah is one hour away - JAX, Fla. one hour other way. So many sites close to SSI - take day trips and come back to Hope Harbour Cottage to relax and savor your adventures.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2012

              About the owner: I have been coming to St. Simons for almost 20 years now and knew I would want to one day, retire on the Island. There is a small town feel to SSI that is unsurpassed and after living in the hard-charging corporate world the majority of my life, collecting sea shells on the beach was pretty attractive. I love the history of the Island and the myriad of stories you will hear from the 'old timers'. I love being able to bike just about everywhere and the friendliness of the Island people. SSI felt like home to me and I keep coming back year-after-year.

              Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
              When I walked into Abednego Cottage in 2012 (now called Hope Harbour Cottage as of 8/1/13), it 'spoke' to me. I knew that this Cottage would, one day, be my home. The backyard is unsurpassed. The deck is huge and has plenty of room for separate areas. I wanted to share Hope Harbour's serenity with you. I hope you will treat it as you would your own home.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              The shaded backyard and huge deck is, by far, my favourite place. There is absolutely nothing more important than spending a little 'Island Time' on the deck and watching a sunrise or sunset. You'll love the flow of the Cottage - very easy living.

              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Guestbook comments from the owner

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              • Front of the cottage - carport and screened-in porch

                Front of the cottage - carport and screened-in porch

              • Living Area

                Living Area

              • Hope's wall.

                Hope's wall.

              • Dining Area

                Dining Area

              • Kitchen


              • Master Bedroom - queen

                Master Bedroom - queen

              • 2nd Bedroom - full

                2nd Bedroom - full

              • 3rd bedroom - Bunk Beds plus single pull out trundle

                3rd bedroom - Bunk Beds plus single pull out trundle

              • Backyard and Deck, Outdoor Shower

                Backyard and Deck, Outdoor Shower

              • Another view of deck from back door

                Another view of deck from back door

              • Beach Graffiti

                Beach Graffiti

              • Sunrise in SSI

                Sunrise in SSI

              • Front Screened-in porch

                Front Screened-in porch

              • Another view of Living Area

                Another view of Living Area

              • Living area

                Living area

              • Sunroom - convert-a-couch.

                Sunroom - convert-a-couch.

              • Master Vanity

                Master Vanity

              • Master Bath

                Master Bath

              • Main Bathroom - accessible with tub/shower grabbers and accessible commode

                Main Bathroom - accessible with tub/shower grabbers and accessible commode

              • Seating for 6 plus picnic table

                Seating for 6 plus picnic table

              • Hope Harbour's Bike Port

                Hope Harbour's Bike Port

              • Shaded Cummings Lane

                Shaded Cummings Lane

              • Low tide - sand bar

                Low tide - sand bar

              VRBO #443846

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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Thursday, August 21, 2014


              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 7

              View calendar: Updated 09/16/14
              Email owner

              +1 770-454-9730

              Speaks: english
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