Large Pool and Easy Stroll to Beach Village Shops and Restaurant

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Catch Breezes & Catch up With Family & Friends


Last updated: 10/18/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Featured in Coastal Living Magazine, the Historic Strachan Carriage House provides modern amenities and comfortable luxury for all generations of your family, 2-3 families, or a large group of friends. Located in a quiet residential neighborhood 1-2 blocks walk to the beach or village. Six bedrooms sleep 16 in K, Q or twin beds. Kitchen with Sub-Zero, Bosch and Garland appliances and largest outdoor Weber grill. The handmade oak dining table seats 12. Wi-fi, large screen tv and surround sound home theater. Large private pool with deep end and hot tub. Lots of room to play scrabble, read or take naps. Second floor 52-ft veranda overlooking the pool and garden. Yard perfect for croquet & bocce ball. Stroll to the village for shopping, dining, daily newspapers, or miniature golf. Walk to the fishing pier for crabbing and porpoise and pelican watching. Climb to the top of the St. Simons Island lighthouse, bike tour the island or kayak in the marsh. Lots for everyone!

Featured in Coastal Living Magazine: 'Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997, this six-bedroom rental blends historic charm and modern amenities. While brick floors downstairs recall the home's former function, a 52-foot veranda upstairs encourages today's guests to stay awhile..... [the owner] tastefully furnished the carriage house so that guests feel pampered....The rental's prime location puts it within walking distance of the village, fishing pier, St. Simons Island Lighthouse, and beach.' (September 2007)

From our Guestbook: This is our second year to vacation here [and] What another wonderful time we had...Our grandchildren (and even adults) had wonderful times in the pool with all the pool toys. Our son from Atlanta brought 2 kayaks and they were a hit this year! We just love the spacious rooms, walking to the beach and village, seeing the places we saw last year as well as new ones. We especially like all of us having our last meal together on Saturday morning at The Sand Castle -- then we are off back to work and normal routine of carpooling, etc. We will wait patiently for our return trip next year! (Family from Birmingham and Atlanta).

(We) enjoyed a great family get together. The location was great....What a nice time for cousins, aunts & uncles, & two new third generation little ones. Thanks for allowing us to stay in your home. The spacious living room/dining & games area gave us great accommodations. We fell in live with the Golden Isl. (Family gathered from FL, TN, AL, GA and Nebraska).

From our Guestbook: We loved the house. It was perfect for our family reunion. After a rough beginning (Tropical Storm Faye) -- we were pleasantly surprised with a great weather week. The pool was awesome! The children and adults loved swimming in it morning, noon and night. We found all sorts of wildlife on the beach. Walking into town, shopping and miniature golf were great. We loved the pumpkin bread at Barbara Jeans. The little kids table worked out well as we ate lunch & dinner outside by the pool. Thanks for sharing your home! (Three generations from Boston)

The Ladies from St. Marys, Stuart, Florida had a long weekend of wellness & fun! This home suited our needs and held 10 of us beautifully.
Thank you. (Elementary School chums 60+ years later)

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Property Type

  • House
  • 5000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16, Beds for 16

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king, 1 baby crib, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Sitting Room with Library...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single, 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Suite great for Parents with Kids....moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single, 2 sleep sofa /futon

    Suite with Claw Foot Tub & Shower....moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 1 queen

    Private in Pool House...moreless

  • Luxury linens and towels provided for all beds/baths and pool. Third floor suites include Two Twins (may be made into K) and twin mattress daybed with twin mattress trundle. Each suite has bath with claw foot tub and shower...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet

    First Floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Second Floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Second Floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Third Floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Third Floor...moreless

  • Bathroom 6: toilet

    Pool House...moreless

  • Bathroom 7: outdoor shower


  • Historic Claw Foot tubs with showers in both full baths on the third floor. Private outdoor hot water shower by pool. Jetted Hot Tub by pool....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Large Weber Gas Grill on patio. Bicycle rentals for all members of the family and kayak rentals available in village....moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Family
  • Historic


  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach:

    192 footsteps down a quiet residential street to the beach at the south end of St. Simons Island...moreless

  • Water View:

    Sparkling water of St. Simons Sound viewed from far end of 52 foot veranda...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 16 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Fax


  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Tennis
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 5
from 3 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall 2016
Sep 6 - Nov 1, 2016
3 night min stay
Early Winter 2016
Nov 2 - Nov 17, 2016
3 night min stay
Nov 18 - Nov 27, 2016
3 night min stay
Nov 28 - Dec 23, 2016
3 night min stay
Christmas & New Year
Dec 24 - Jan 2, 2017
3 night min stay
Late Winter
Jan 3 - Feb 28, 2017
3 night min stay
Early Spring
Mar 1 - Apr 1, 2017
3 night min stay
Easter/Spring Break
Apr 2 - Apr 24, 2017
3 night min stay
Late Spring
Apr 25 - May 26, 2017
3 night min stay
Summer 2017
May 27 - Aug 31, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $350
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Tax Rate 11%


Nightly $695- $995 by season. Ask about holidays & weekly rates.

Winter $695/night

Spring $895/night

Summer and Holidays $995night

Call owner for details 404-261-1352. Partial payment due with signed contract. Balance due date plus security (damage) deposit due date varies but no later than 30-90 days before arrival.

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Last updated: 10/18/2016
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50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Savannah or Jacksonville
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-95 Exit 36 or Exit 38
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Barbara Jean, Brogens, Sandcastle, Palmers.DelSur
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Recommended

As the largest state east of the Mississippi and the thirteenth colony, Georgia offers travelers breathtaking historic homes, natural beauty, the Atlantic Ocean, and plenty of variety and fun. Convenient by air from the USA's busiest airport Atlanta, or by car just off I-95 which takes you from NYC to Miami and close to Orlando. In the 18th century Georgia's Savannah attracted adventurous settlers. In the 19th century the world's wealthiest families choose Jeyll Island and Cumberland Island. Today you can choose St. Simons Island, the most comfortable and easy-going of the golden isles -- with wide beaches, cute shops and great restaurants. Take the toll-free causeway over the marshes of Glynn, and just before you cross the sparkling intercoastal waterway, look for the lighthouse on your right. The Strachan Carriage House is just a block from the lighthouse.

Other Activities: Enjoy Golden Isles's canopy of live oak trees when you stroll along the water in the village to the historic lighthouse, the miniature golf course, the fishing pier, the Glynn Arts Center and village shops, restaurants, sweet shops, ice cream shops and fun vacation shops. Or sit at the pier and watch ocean going vessels bound for the world. Outfitters can help you Kayak in the marshes or sightsee for dolphins on old shrimp boat. Bike the length of the island on new bike paths, or visit Georgia Sea Turtle Center in Millionaire's Village on Jekykl Island.

Golf: Georgia's Golden Isles offer great golfing on public courses and private courses.


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  • Catch Breezes & Catch up With Family & Friends

    Catch Breezes & Catch up With Family & Friends

  • Master Bedroom Library Full of Great Beach Books

    Master Bedroom Library Full of Great Beach Books

  • Private Pool Festive Fun for Family and Friends

    Private Pool Festive Fun for Family and Friends

  • Nightly Sunsets from Our Beach

    Nightly Sunsets from Our Beach

  • Local Events at Jekyll Island's Sea Turtle Center

    Local Events at Jekyll Island's Sea Turtle Center

  • Golden Isles Sunset from Causeway

    Golden Isles Sunset from Causeway

  • Large Family-Dining Room

    Large Family-Dining Room

  • Third Floor Bedrooms Great for Kids

    Third Floor Bedrooms Great for Kids

  • Toe tapping relaxation

    Toe tapping relaxation

  • Create meals for a crowd in this kitchen.

    Create meals for a crowd in this kitchen.

  • Shop Brunswick and SSI Antique Shops

    Shop Brunswick and SSI Antique Shops

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