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Beautiful Family-Friendly Vintage Beach Cottage

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Last updated: 09/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

East Beach cottage description

Welcome to the most family friendly rental on East Beach! You will be 6 houses from the surf and one mile to some of the best restaurants on the island. A short bike ride will get you to the Pier or Red-fern Village. Driftwood Cottage provides you with all that you might need for a relaxing stay. A fully equipped kitchen and basic linens mean less packing for you. Our island and the surrounding area are packed with wonderful things to do outside and our peasant year-round weather allows you do to them all. However, when you do come home to Driftwood, you'll find family games and puzzles, cable TV, DVD, and wireless internet access for your enjoyment.
The cottage is decorated with an eye for unique vintage finds. Located half-way down Bruce Lane on quiet East Beach, one of St Simons oldest, most established family friendly neighborhoods, Driftwood Cottage offers the perfect location for a family vacation or a romantic getaway for two. Scroll down this page for more cottage photos!!
We offer Senior and Military discount during our off season. Contact Gena for details. Please check our availability calendar for your dates of interest. (*Please note that home is considered available until 50% deposit is received.)

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            25...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            Yes. Please contact owner about Pets....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Master...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double

            Vintage themed...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

            Kid's room...moreless

          • Bedrooms sleep 6 in all, but there is also a queen sleeper sofa in the great room so that the house sleeps 8 in total....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Downstairs...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Upstairs...moreless

          • Two full bathrooms and an outdoor shower as well

          Other Amenities

              • St. Simons lies in the heart of the Georgia Coast. Not that you will ever run out of things to do on the island, many find it a great home base for exploring Savannah to the north or Jacksonville to the south. National Seashore, Cumberland Island lies 45 minutes south with it's wild horses roaming the beaches. Jekyll Island, just 15 minutes south, boasts the Georgia Sea Turtle Center, Summer Waves Water Park and the Millionaire's Retreat. Let us help you find just the right activities to make your vacation perfect for every member of your family!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                beach paperbacks for everyone!...moreless

              • DVD Player

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Synagogues
              • Water Parks

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Beachfront:

                    Driftwood Cottage is just 6 houses from the beach, a 3 minute walk down a shady tree lined side street....moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Kayaking
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Dining table seats 6 inside, 2 at the bar and 4 more at the patio table on the a- joining porch...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    full size dryer located just off the kitchen...moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    Lovely wood burning fireplace...moreless

                  • Garage:

                    Covered carport for bikes and beach toys...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Great room with fireplace...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Driveway and parking for 3 cars...moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    bathroom linens provided (please bring your own favorite beach towels)...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    full size washer located just off the kitchen...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Everything needed for preparing meals...moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Fully stocked kitchen ready for cooking full meals....moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator:

                    one full size and one small just for drinks...moreless

                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Boat:

                    Several marinas on the island...moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    A deck off the master and two slate patios...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Golf available on St. Simons, Sea Island, and Jekyll Island....moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Kayak companies located at Ocean Motion less than a mile away and at SouthEast Adventure Outfitters in the Pier Village...moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Two screen porches, one upstairs off of the bedrooms and one downstairs off of the great room...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Gas...moreless

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        Closest pool is the Neptune Pool complex in the Pier Village less than 2 miles away with weekly passes available for purchase from Glynn County Parks Department....moreless

                       

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                      2 night min stay
                      $200

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
                      • cleaning fee $100 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 11%

                      Notes:

                      *No pets from 17 May-16 August.

                      *Rates are subject to change.

                      *Contact owner for rate for a stay of more that 2 weeks

                      *Contact the owner to confirm rates.

                      *50% payment to reserve.

                      *Balance due 30 days before arrival.

                      *$30 cancellation fee prior to 30 days out.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 09/17/2014
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                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
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                      Location

                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Crab Shack
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      King & Prince Resort
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      I 95
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Crabdaddy's
                      220 Metres
                      Nearest Beach
                      East Beach

                      The island and surrounding area offers many historical landmarks including Ft Frederica on the north end of the island and Ft King George in Darien near by. The Georgia Sea Turtle Center on Jekyll Island isn't to be missed. There are miles of bike trails criss crossing St Simons and there is a skate park, ball fields, a community pool, and putt putt course all within an easy bike ride from the house.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2012

                      About the owner: Driftwood Cottage is the culmination of a lifelong dream for the Churchwells. A career military family, we have lived and served all over the world for 30 years only to 'come home' to St. Simons. We would like nothing better than to share our little piece of heaven with you. Let us help you plan your next family vacation or couple's get away.

                      Why the Owner Chose East Beach:
                      As a military family, we moved about every two years for the past 30. One of the few traditions for our family was an annual summer vacation to the Golden Isles (as long as we were stationed in the US as the time). When retirement loomed, we asked the kids where we should go. They said, 'Let's go home to St. Simons!' It was the one place where our vagabond family could truly call home. We had been here on the island a year when the cottage came on the market and Mark and I jumped at the chance to make this beautiful piece of history our own. After several months of renovations and careful updating, it is ready to share with you!

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      Driftwood is a brick two story 1940's beach cottage located in one of St Simons oldest and most sought after neighborhoods, East Beach. Much of the home's original vintage charm has been kept with important modern conveniences added for your comfort. This 3 bedroom, 2 bath charmer offers 1800 square feet under heat and air as well as 2 screened porches, a large deck off the master, and two patios. There is covered outdoor space for bikes and beach toys as well as an outside shower. The kitchen is complete with basic appliances, a microwave, coffee pot, and an extra mini refrigerator just for drinks. There are also full laundry facilities in the cottage. The great room includes custom floors, a working tabby fireplace, a 42' flatscreen, a DVD player, and comfy inviting furniture to include a queen sleeper sofa. Wireless high speed internet is also included as well as family games and puzzles. Three large bedrooms include walk in closets. The master is tropical themed with a queen canopy bed. The guest bedrooms upstairs both open onto the best room in the house, the upstairs screen porch! It offers an iron bed and vintage wicker furniture as well as ocean breezes! One of the upstairs bedrooms has a full bed and is decorated with a 1930's feel. The other has two twin beds, perfect for kids.


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Beautiful Driftwood Cottage

                        Beautiful Driftwood Cottage

                      • Close up of the custom backsplash

                        Close up of the custom backsplash

                      • Jimmy Buffett- the man, the myth, the legend!

                        Jimmy Buffett- the man, the myth, the legend!

                      • Working tabby fire place. TV has been upgraded since picture was taken.

                        Working tabby fire place. TV has been upgraded since picture was taken.

                      • Book shelves and stairs leading to second floor.

                        Book shelves and stairs leading to second floor.

                      • Master bedroom with tropical theme.

                        Master bedroom with tropical theme.

                      • View from the Deck

                        View from the Deck

                      • Kids room with cozy twin beds

                        Kids room with cozy twin beds

                      • Upstairs vintage bedroom

                        Upstairs vintage bedroom

                      • Rest of the upstairs screen porch, truly my favorite room in the house!!!

                        Rest of the upstairs screen porch, truly my favorite room in the house!!!

                      • View of the sunny kitchen

                        View of the sunny kitchen

                      • Kitchen fully equipped for cooking.

                        Kitchen fully equipped for cooking.

                      • Dining area looking through the pass through to the kitchen.

                        Dining area looking through the pass through to the kitchen.

                      • Door leading to Master Suite.

                        Door leading to Master Suite.

                      • Down stairs full bathroom.

                        Down stairs full bathroom.

                      • Sliding glass door from Master to the deck.

                        Sliding glass door from Master to the deck.

                      • Downstairs screen porch accessed from the great room and over looking the deck

                        Downstairs screen porch accessed from the great room and over looking the deck

                      • Large upstairs full bath

                        Large upstairs full bath

                      • Hand worked details courtesy of my Grandma! Thanks, MamaEase!!!

                        Hand worked details courtesy of my Grandma! Thanks, MamaEase!!!

                      • Driftwood Cottage- a little piece of Heaven!

                        Driftwood Cottage- a little piece of Heaven!

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                      This listing was first published here in 2013.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

                      $200 per night (USD)
                      6

                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 8

                      View calendar: Updated 09/17/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated: 09/17/2014
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