About the property
- Condo850 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 nights
You will love this beautiful vacation condo in popular Ocean Walk, just up the street from historic Pier Village. we are just short walk away from the Mallory Street Sports Park, the village with shops, restaurants, the pier, tidal beach, putt-putt, lighthouse, Splash Zone, and so much more!!! Ocean Walk is a lovely live-oak canopied complex with the most amenities of any island condo complex on the island. It is less than a mile to many beach accesses. The island is perfect for bike riding with lots of bike paths and quiet side streets for exploring. Golf kart rental is also available right in the village. You will find those are the perfect modes of transportation on the island.
Our unit, T13, is perfectly situated in the back corner with easy access to both pools. Do not let other condo complexes fool you; Ocean Walk is the only condo complex with a year round heated pool! We also have a small lake for fishing, turtle and duck feeding, or just relaxing. The clubhouse has a game room with a TV and gaming station, gathering room with kitchen, ping pong table, laundry room and fitness center. The four-sided porch is perfect for relaxing. There is also a second unheated pool with a kiddie splash pool and cabana area with a full size fridge and gas grill for those poolside BBQs. The grounds and our island are very pet friendly, and with all the green space it is perfect for dog walking.There is also a little doggie area right near our unit.
Inside you will find a newer kitchen with a custom built breakfast bar installed in February of 2017. The dining area seats four, and there is a quiet, private patio for outdoor dining and relaxing. In the livingroom you will find a huge flat screen tv and a brand new (January 2017) comfy sofa sleeper. The master has a king bed, huge dresser for storage and even a small walk in closet. The bath has a tub, shower, and toilet that is separate from the sink and vanity area.
Our place is also pet friendly. We will consider pets under 25 pounds, and preferably non-shedding. We have a $125 pet fee, as additional cleaning is needed. Unauthorized pets will will mean a forfeited security deposit.
We live on the island and are nearby to assist you in any way we can. You will also find a comprehensive info packet that includes all the best restaurants and our top things to do during your stay!! We are available anytime should you have questions or troubles.
St Simons Island has won numerous awards in the past few years:
Ranked # 2 for "Best Coastal Small Town in America," USA readers poll, 2016
"Best US Islands For Family Vacations," Cond'e Nast Traveler, 2015
" 29 Super Affordable Vacation Rental Destinations You Need To Visit,", 2015
"Fifty Best Small Towns in America," Country Living Magazine, 2015
"Twenty Best Small Towns to Visit," Smithsonian, 2015
Ranked #1 in "America’s Most Romantic Towns,” Travel and Leisure, 2014
Ranked #3 in “America’s Favorite Towns,” Travel and Leisure, 2013
Ranked #5 on the “Best Islands to Visit in the United States,” Cond'e Nast Traveler
Ranked #1 for “America’s Favorite Beach Town,” Travel and Leisure, 2014
Ranked # 6 in "Happiest Seaside Towns," Coastal Living, 2014
"New Capital for Golf,” New York Times
"Best Fall Beach Escape,” Outside Magazine
The 2017 HGTV Dream Home is also located here on SSI
Come see what you've been missing!! Visit St Simons and see why we fell in love with this island with the quaint, small-town feel. It will soon become your favorite vacation destination!
If you like this listing, please check out our 2 and 3 bedroom town houses...VRBO 1027032 and VRBO 794543
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Jodi and Bill Hartley
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- Response time:
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- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 18, 2018
About Jodi and Bill Hartley
We lived in western New York, about an hour south of Buffalo and an hour east of Erie PA, our whole lives. Upon visiting the island for the first time in May 2015, we immediately fell in love and knew someday we wanted to be full-time islanders. In August 2016, we realized our dream!!! We are living the island life and loving every minute!!! We have three teenage daughters, Libby, Lauren, Lindsey, and a Yorkie Poo named Lacey. I was an elementary teacher for 12 years, but since our girls were born I had been a substitute teacher in our small town. My husband, Bill, owns a Buick/ GMC Truck dealership. Luckily in the Spring of 2015, we found St Simons Island through HGTV! I call it serendipity- the happy occurrence of fortunate discoveries by chance!!! That pretty much sums it up! We love it here and hope you will too!
Jodi and Bill Hartley purchased this Condo in 2016
Why Jodi and Bill Hartley chose Demere Park
We knew someday we wanted to escape the cold Western New York winters and live on an island. St Simons is an amazingly gorgeous island. It has a true island feel without the hustle and bustle of other vacation spots. The Live Oak-lined streets are absolutely breath-taking. There are no towering high-rise condos, just miles of unspoiled beaches, bike trails, shopping, and amazing places to dine out. It is a nature lover's paradise with kayak tours, horseback riding, miles of walking and bike trails, and so much more. If you are a history buff, there is plenty for you, too. There are also abundant golf opportunities on the island.
What makes this Condo unique
We fell in love with Ocean Walk for it close proximity to everything, its amenities, the beauty of the grounds, and now own 3 properties in beautiful this amazing complex. It is also an hour from Jacksonville, Savannah, only 2 hours from St Augustine, and less than four hours to Disney!!! St Simons Island is perfect in every way!
Pool / Spa
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Well equipped and beautifully furnished wished that there was a DVD in the unit.
Had a great time, friendly people. Great resturants!! Great activities .
Looking forward to coming back to St. Simons in the future.
Excellent Accommodations. Great Location.
The condo is beautifully decorated with island style furniture. Ocean Walk is close to town and the pier. Short drive to sites. Beach is a short drive away. Very nice.
Beautiful one bedroom close to everything in St.Simons. Jodi and Bill are lovely owners who answer any and all questions, available by text for any condo needs and the condo is gorgeous. Beautifully decorated and in a quiet location! Will definitely return! Thank you for being so gracious and welcoming just wished the weather had cooperated more ;-)
Thank you for your kind words, Linda.I love what I do, and enjoying sharing our beautiful island with our guests. Please come back and visit when we are not having the coldest weather snap anyone can remember.
Great place for a vacation! Great location on the island. The place was very comfortable. Everyone in the area were very friendly. It makes you feel like you are at home! I will come back again and stay here again!
Thank you for your review and your kind words, Heather. We think SSI and Ocean Walk are great places to be!!! Our location on the island is very central to everything!!! You just can't go wrong!!! We look forward to your return!!!
Outstanding. The condo was just the right size for my wife and I.
Enjoyed being on the ground floor due to my wife's illness. Very comfy. Rather quiet, which is a good thing for us. I would recommend this to those without children or a small child. Very convenient location for the entire island. Never had an issue getting in touch with Jodi. Even accommodated us for an extra night.
Walter, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay at Ocean Walk. It really is a great location, isn't it! We hope to see you when you return to St Simons. Thank you.
Relaxing and Peaceful
The Hartley's were wonderful to work with. The unit was clean and private. I was happy to find a Brita water pitcher upon arrival. (Not a fan of tap water.) Jodi leaves an detailed information folder for all your Island needs, questions and recommendations. Ocean Walk is convenient to beaches and village for restaurants and shopping. It was to hot for us to walk into town, though we saw others doing so. There is plenty of parking, even at the beach so driving was fine. And it's free! BTW- The beaches are very clean. There are plenty of good restaurants from $-$$$$ to chose from. Check out Trip Advisor.
Watching the sunrise at Goulds Inlet is a must then grab breakfast at Sandy Bottom Bagels. We also tried Palmer's Village Cafe for breakfast, we heard great reviews. If you go, order an egg dish. I was disappointed in the French toast as was my husband in the banana pancakes. Iguana's Seafood has great shrimp and the portions were generous. We ate outside which was nice. If you like BBQ then check out Southern Soul Food. The food was great!
Don't miss the history of the Island. Go to Fort Frederica. It was interesting, I'm glad a previous guest recommended it.
We enjoyed walking on the pier as well. Watching folks catch crab was fun. This was our first time on St Simon but not our last, we'll be back to explore and eat!
Marilyn, thank you for such a thorough, and helpful review!!! It sounds like you really enjoyed your very first visit!! Once people visit this amazing place, they immediately fall in love!! Thank you for staying with Hartley Vacation Rentals
Additional information about rental rates
Rates are subject to change until deposit is confirmed. Rental Rate does not include security dep, cleaning fee, pet fee, or tax. $200 security/damage deposit is due with reservation 50% of total due at the time of reservation Total due 30 days prior to arrival. Cancelation policy- 100% refunded if more than 60 days prior to arrival 50% refunded if cancellation is less than 60 days prior to arrival Please contact me @ 716-665-8994 with questions