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Off Season, Free Nights!, 4th Home from Ocean, Private Beach Access, Southend

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Welcome to Star Gazer. Great breezes. Steps to the beach. Beautiful night sky

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Last updated: 07/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Tybee Island house description

From September 2 - early March, One free night for stays between 4-6 days. For a stay of 7 nights or more, two free nights! Send inquiry for quote. Will work with you for stays of less than 4 nights and for remaining nights in August.

Our renovated 1930 Tybee cottage is one of the few private homes available to rent on the southend. It is great for famiies. The home is on a private road with absolutely no traffic. Because it is only the 4th house from the ocean, it is steps to the beach. Small children love playing in the tidal pools on the beaches on this end of the island.

Unique for Tybee, the home comes with an extra lot to give kids more room to play. The extra lot also offers plenty of parking for a group getaway to the beach. House layout perfect for families with a family suite, play rooms and plenty of games. The location allows you to park your car and never drive again. Short walk to restaurants or just to get a snow cone. Call 912-433-4713 or email us at mcpolak1@comcast.net if you have questions. Check out our Reviews!

The home is great for 8-12 people and up to three families. Upstairs, there are two bedrooms with queen beds. The 'sun room' is a great place to gather as a group and includes a piano. It also has two queen sofa beds. In addition, there is a dining room off the kitchen, as well as a kitchen eating area with enough room to seat 12 for dinner. A perfect place for everyone to share their day over a great meal.

Downstairs there is a separate bedroom suite with a private bathroom, queen bed and two twin beds. A perfect place for privacy. Downstairs also includes a play room, foosball game, extra 1/2 bath and laundry room. In addition, there is an outside private shower.

We love to entertain, so there are two decks outside. A large gas grill is also provided.

The house also has high speed internet, wifi and cable.

Rest easy to a 'worry free' vacation, as we have a caretaker cottage on the property as well. 'Uncle John' will be sure everything with the home is perfect. John has been a member of our family for many years so he will gladly help you in any way.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Considered:

            Pets allowed in the offseason and with owner's permission during the summer. Limited to two dogs. $50 pet fee....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            You must be 23 years or older to rent....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 8-12

          • 2nd Upstairs Bedroom: 1 queen

            Room includes a sink....moreless

          • Sun room: 2 queen

            Room includes two queen sofa beds and flat screen t.v....moreless

          • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

            Includes a sink and flat screen t.v....moreless

          • Queen Bedroom - Family Suite: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

            Suite includes a private bath and flat screen t.v....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Dining area includes a dining room which seats (11) and an additional (6) seats in adjacent kitchen...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Stainless steel with ice maker and water dispenser...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Includes eating area for (6)....moreless

          • Stove:

            Electric ...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            17...moreless

          • Oven
          • Microwave
          • Dishwasher
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Seating for 17 people

          Amenities

          • Parking:

            Plenty. Property includes a private lot. ...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Except for beach towels....moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Air Conditioning
          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Living Room
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Lighthouse Tours, Savannah History Tours, Dolphin Tours, Forts, Fishing Charters, Crabbing, Kayak the Back River, Sunset on the Back River...moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Television
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Games
              • Books
              • Toys
              • Game Room
              • Foosball

              Communications

                  • Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Golf:

                    7 miles away at the Wilimington Island Golf Club....moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    Beach dolly, horse shoes with a few beach chairs....moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Kayaks for rent from local adventure guides....moreless

                  • Boat:

                    Motor Boats for rent from local company....moreless

                  • Tennis:

                    At the city recreation center...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden

                  Theme

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

                  Activities

                  • Churches
                  • Medical Services
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Laundromat
                  • Tennis
                  • Sailing
                  • Parasailing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Surfing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Cycling
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Ruins
                  • Restaurants
                  • Museums
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Boating
                  • Shelling
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Fishing
                  • Basketball Court
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 5
                  from 18 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Partial Week Special
                  Jul 26 - Jul 31, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $280
                  Late Summer
                  Aug 3 - Aug 28, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $350
                  Labor Day Weekend
                  Aug 29 - Sep 1, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $350
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $350
                  $2,450

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                  • Pet Fee $50
                  • Cleaning Fee $150
                  • Tax Rate 13%

                  Notes:

                  Email mcpolak@comcast.net for off-season specials!

                  Rates are subject to change without notice


                  Cancellation policy:

                  Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 07/28/2014
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                  Location

                  29 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport
                  13 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Wilmington Island Golf Club

                  Car: Recommended

                  The beaches on the south end have incredible sun rises and sun sets. Though only a short walk to the historic Tybee Pier and Restaurant district, the beaches here are rarely crowded. Once you arrive, there is no reason to ever have to move your car again.

                  The southend beach also has a beautiful view of 'Little Tybee' a protected natural preserve and a short kayak trip away. A great family outing. Hiking on 'Little Tybee' is truly one of the experiences of a lifetime.

                  Tybee Island is itself is one of the few remaining true 'beach towns'. In addition to everything a beach offers, it also has great fun and educational activities for kids including surfing, kayaking, fishing, walking up the steps of a 1800s lighthouse, visiting civil war forts and taking guided beach walks at the marine science center. Just 20 minutes from Tybee Island, guests should also visit historic Savannah, considered by travel guides as one of the most beautiful cities in North America.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2003

                  About the owner: This was our home for ten years where we raised our two children. We originally moved to Savannah in 2002 and bought the Tybee house a year later as a second home. Yet, we fell in love with Tybee and sold our Savannah home and moved in fulltime early in 2005. Only six months ago did we tearfully moved to Atlanta where I took a new job. We have two great boys who are now 15 and 11. Currently, we live in Decatur, Georgia. I work for a healthcare software company and teach political science at Georgia Tech. My wife is a middle school language arts teacher.

                  Why the Owner Chose Tybee Island:
                  My wife and I for a number of years would visit Tybee and pull up our beach chairs on the beaches on the Southend to relax and watch the sunset. After the first sunset and cool breezes, we were hooked. When we decided to buy a home on Tybee, I spent months waiting for a home to come available between 18th Terrace and 19th Street. The Southend is also close enough to the Pier, restaurants and shops to walk, yet far enough where the beach isn't as crowded. Better yet, just walk around the tip to the beaches facing 'Little Tybee' and it will be almost empty. Also, the main road on Tybee Island ends on the Southend and becomes a narrow two lane road. Therefore, the cars go really slow. Therefore, we didn’t have to worry about my two sons walking down the street or riding their bikes. Why did we choose this particular house? The location is perfect. Since we are only the 4th house from the ocean you can hear the waves and the surf. It is really nice to have private access to the beach as well. I also like historic houses, so the home still has its original 'bead board' from the 1930s and the extra lot is big plus. We have plenty of room to park or for the boys to throw a baseball, play football or shoot baskets.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  We love to invite people to our home. For entertaining, we have two decks surrounded by palm trees. We also converted the original porch into a 'sun room'. This room is large and surrounded by windows, so a great spot to share a cocktail with friends. When family visits us, we can put them in a separate suite downstairs. They really like the extra privacy.


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                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • Welcome to Star Gazer.   Great breezes. Steps to the beach.  Beautiful night sky

                    Welcome to Star Gazer. Great breezes. Steps to the beach. Beautiful night sky

                  • Private beach access.  Dunes only one hundred steps from our property.

                    Private beach access. Dunes only one hundred steps from our property.

                  • Kitchen.   Additional dining area for six.

                    Kitchen. Additional dining area for six.

                  • Downstairs play area and t.v. room.

                    Downstairs play area and t.v. room.

                  • Foosball Table.

                    Foosball Table.

                  • Upstairs bedroom with flat screen television.

                    Upstairs bedroom with flat screen television.

                  • Twin beds in the traditional beach cottage style.

                    Twin beds in the traditional beach cottage style.

                  • Back deck for relaxing and entertaining.  Deck includes a large gas grill.

                    Back deck for relaxing and entertaining. Deck includes a large gas grill.

                  • Upstairs bathroom.  Mirror from local Tybee artist.

                    Upstairs bathroom. Mirror from local Tybee artist.

                  • Family room includes two queen pull out couches.  Door leads to upstairs deck.

                    Family room includes two queen pull out couches. Door leads to upstairs deck.

                  • Sunset over 'LittleTybee' on the south end of Tybee.

                    Sunset over 'LittleTybee' on the south end of Tybee.

                  • Dining Room.  Table can be expanded to seat ten.

                    Dining Room. Table can be expanded to seat ten.

                  • Kitchen with stainless steel appliances.

                    Kitchen with stainless steel appliances.

                  • Large upstairs family room with large flat screen television and piano.

                    Large upstairs family room with large flat screen television and piano.

                  • Upstairs bedroom

                    Upstairs bedroom

                  • Downstairs bedroom opening up to the back deck.

                    Downstairs bedroom opening up to the back deck.

                  • Upstairs deck.

                    Upstairs deck.

                  • Large front yard for plenty of parking!  Great play area for kids.

                    Large front yard for plenty of parking! Great play area for kids.

                  • Bathroom in the family suite.   Additional one-half bath and outside shower.

                    Bathroom in the family suite. Additional one-half bath and outside shower.

                  • Care taker cottage.   John will insure everything is perfect for your stay.

                    Care taker cottage. John will insure everything is perfect for your stay.

                  VRBO #460288

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Friday, July 11, 2014

                  $280 - $350 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

                  View calendar: Updated 07/28/14
                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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