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Million $ Home, +Pool, Spa, Elevator, 5 Bd, 4 Bath, Sleeps 19+

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 17-21)

SPRING SPECIAL - 20% off all remaining dates in March, April and May 2018!! WOW. UPSCALE! BEST BEDS AND LINENS - Luxury at the beach.

Located at 1509 Lovell Ave, Tybee Island, GA - Beautiful new built in 2008 5 BR/4.25 BA. AND LOCATION, LOCATION, 800 feet to OCEAN!!

LOCATION - see Map! BRAND NEW 6 person Hot Tub!

So lovely, Guests Say,' The pictures on your website really don't do the home enough justice. And the location really could not be beat.'

If you are looking for upscale at the beach in the best location...

View details at web site - just type in Tybee Island Joy (all one word) dot com.

POOL in NEW million dollar home in Popular South Beach. 1200 steps to Ocean. 1/2 block to all shopping, restaurants and bars.

Upscale furniture throughout. Granite surfaces. Tile Floors in all bathrooms. Brand new very private 5th bedroom off kitchen.

Master Bedroom #1: KING 'CAPTAINS ROOM' - sleeps 4 (2 in King Bed) and (2 in full size sleeper sofa) with large ensuite bathroom and private deck attached.

Master Bedroom #2 KING 'SAILORS ROOM' - sleeps 2 plus one full size futon. With ensuite bathroom and attached porch.

Grandma's Room upstairs: Just off elevator QUEEN + TWIN - sleeps 3.

Bunk Room: DOUBLE BUNK, and SINGLE BUNK - sleeps 6 with ensuite bathroom.

Great Room: Queen Hide-a-bed in couch and we have 2 cots for children to sleep on - 4 Sleeping in Greatroom with Sofa sleeper and 2 cots.

New 5th bedroom off kitchen - 1 King Bed, and 2 twins, (trundle) sleeps four.

Marble Floors in Entry. Pale Bamboo floors throughout bedrooms and living spaces. Kitchen has double convection ovens, double trash cans. Master Bath has dual vessel sinks. Three of the 4 bedrooms have French doors leading to spacious decks. New 5th bedroom off Kitchen is surrounded by Windows and catches ocean breezes. Also has private A/C and Heat.

Kitchen and Living area have vaulted ceilings and are surrounded by Windows - giving the upstairs living area of this home, a New York Loft feel. 1200 feet to Ocean. Walk across the street to the world famous Breakfast Club. Walk 1 block to shopping, dining, beach. Walk to Library and IGA and Deli! This home has 2 central A/C's and two window A/C's off upstairs rooms that have lots of windows.

This home was built new in 2008. Beautiful upscale pool and NEW 6 person Hot tub. All this on Quiet Street, 1 street off Butler.

Keywords: Beach House, luxury home, 5 bedroom Home has 11 beds + sofa bed, and 2 cots. House offers 3 Kings, 5 twins. 1 queen, 2 full, and double sofa bed, and 2 cots. Sleeps 21 total.

More Details

Marsha Marks
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Marsha Marks

Owner Marsha Marks is an author of several books - google her, and has been happily married since 1987 to the man of her dreams, Tom. They have one daughter, Mandy Marks.

Marsha Marks purchased this house in 2008

Why Marsha Marks chose Tybee Island

Tom and I met on the West Coast and always wanted a home near the beach, but were unable to pay LA prices. And hated LA traffic. When Tom took a job here in Savannah, we discovered Tybee Island and realized it was just 15 minutes from Downtown Savannah, and we loved the laid back Artsy, non-resort kind of feel. So, we looked for three years for the perfect piece of property - well, the perfect piece in our price range and in the location we wanted. We finally ended up buying a woman's back yard. We had the yard divided into a legal lot. The woman who sold us the lot, still lives behind our home. She purchased the lot our house sits on - 30 years ago for $1500.00! (She made a good investment!)

When we were looking for a bit of land to build on Tybee Island, we knew we might want to use the home as a vacation rental someday, and we wanted to be close to the beach, yet away from the noise. Close to the shops, yet away from the crowds. Within walking distance to all the eating places, and especially close to The Breakfast Club! This lot, seemed to have it all, Location, Location, Location, plus, it was the only lot we could find that didn't look into someone elses house - our lot looks onto a 60 foot tall live Oak tree. And OK, I confess, it was the only lot for sale on the whole darn street. So we bought it.

What makes this house unique

The large spacious upstairs. The pool. The double convection ovens. The Master Suite that has three seperate sections and a private deck. The pale yellow bamboo floors. The six burner cooktop with the pop up vent. The loft feel with tons of windows and natural light. The THREE large decks - two off each floor. The Air conditioned and insulated sleeping porch, that feels like a treehouse - on the top deck! Location, Location, Location.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Marsha. We're all home safely after a wonderful week in your house. I want to thank you and Tom for all you did for us! You both went above and beyond any VRBO owners we have dealt with in the past. It was a perfect week, perfect house, perfect beach and great lifeguards. (They transported me to and from the beach in the lifeguard jeep.) I wrote a glowing review. If you didn't receive it let me know and I'll rewrite.

Thanks again, J
Aug 2015
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Tybee Island House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 21
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
  • No keg parties, college/ spring break parties, loud music or rowdy behavior that disturbs neighbors. If you do, you will forfeit all and have to leave
  • No Smoking in the house - an no butts left on the lawn.
  • ONLY those on the guest list provided to manager - allowed in home. No one not on list - allowed in the home or on the premises.
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 21
  • King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (5), Child Beds (2) We have two army cots that are low to the ground and available for small children that need to be near mom. These cots are stored in MB closet., Baby Cribs (1) Visit to have a crib delivered., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Living room SOFA BED makes into a Queen Bed, Bunk Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
800 feet to Ocean, 1 block to world famous Breakfast Club, Walk to homes of movie stars and television mogals, 1 block to 10 restaurants and 8 bars, quiet street, 4 decks, three covered, one open, and covered patio by pool


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(75 traveler reviews)

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Million $ Home, +Pool, Spa, Elevator, 5 Bd, 4 Bath, Sleeps 19+
average rating of 4.8133335 based on 76 reviews

Perfect location for a weekend at Tybee

  • 5 of 5

The elevator makes it perfect for grandparents. The house has everything from kitchen utensils to towels. Marcia goes above and beyond so that you enjoy her place!

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect spot for a big family!

  • 5 of 5

I am so happy we picked this house! We had a family of 20 for a long weekend to celebrate the holidays and it was perfect! The elevator was very convenient for my elderly parents. The rooms are spacious and very well decorated-like what you would see in model homes. The kitchen had every.single.thing. you could want to make meals. The numerous porches were a great overflow space. It's convenient to the pier, beach and the grocery store. We walked everywhere. Weather didn't allow for pool use but looked very well maintained. Water pressure and heat in the showers for 20 people were perfect. The owners respond via text almost instantly. Over stocked with towels. Convenient to have two dryers also, it came in handy. We had six cars and could all park at the house. It's quiet, even though close to town, we slept with doors open. I would stay there again in a heartbeat. There were games, which we used, books to read and even a Bluetooth speaker. We had enough seating for all of us in one space. Five tvs was more than enough. They have literally thought of everything and if you do think of something you need, they are "on it"!!!

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Summerville, Sc

PERFECT Thanksgiving gathering place

  • 5 of 5

This home was the perfect choice for my family for Thanksgiving week. The kitchen had EVERYTHING you could possibly need to prepare a large meal. I can’t say enough of how we enjoyed ALL of the porches for family visits. All of the bedrooms were so charming and COMFORTABLE. THe hot tub was a big hit on the cool evenings. I was impressed how clean everything was. The elevator was a godsend for our older crew! What a wonderful place forever family memories were made.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect place for large groups to stay on Tybee!

  • 5 of 5

This house is nothing short of amazing! The amenities and finishes are top of the line. We rented this house as a base-camp for our bridal party the weekend of our wedding. 20 people may sound like a lot to be sharing one living space, but there are so many rooms and places to spread out, we were all still friends by the end of the weekend! The beds are pillow soft, the kitchen is huge, and the porches provide the perfect setting to sip on a drink and listen to the ocean. Marsha and her husband have put a lot of love and care into this home, and it shows. We couldn't have asked for a better accommodation for our friends and family on such a special weekend!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: WOW, Madeline B, thanks so much for listing all the things I love about the house - as well! The large kitchen, the soft pillows, and the porches. We too think the house is Amazing - and it is so nice when guests agree with us. We hope to be your repeat destination. We only have ONE vacation rental - and so we pour our life and love into it! :) Thank you for saying, 'it shows'
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Perfect home for a family vacation!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I host a family vacation every year. This year I chose Tybee Island.

I was looking for a home that would accommodate my 3 children, their spouses and my two young grandsons along with my husband and myself. The Tybee Island Joy home was the most perfect home I could have chosen!!

The owner of the home, Marsha, was gracious and so very accommodating. She met us at the home when we arrived and walked us through the home showing us where things were and how things worked.

Anything that we needed such as baby gates, highchair, pack n play was available!

Marsha was only a phone call away to answer any questions we may have had.

The home is pretty much in walking distance to anything you want. You are able to walk to both the ocean and the bay! The most delicious sushi awaits within a few steps, and a ice cream and gelato shop just a few doors down from the sushi shop.

Back to the home...bedrooms galore (we each had our own bedroom and bath) and the beds were really comfy! Decks galore! Garage has a ping pong table which we had so much playing..or in my case, trying to play! The hot tub was very relaxing!

We happened to be in Tybee Island at the time of their annual Pirate Fest so we purchased some pirate items from the local shops and joined in!

All in all, this year's vacation is one we will be talking about for a long time!

Our 2 year old grandson is already asking "when can we go to our Tybee house?"

Thank you Marsha for everything!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! So kind of you to write such lovely things about your stay! We only have ONE vacation rental and I try and manage it with a small staff - and your review made my day! As a seasoned traveler - your words mean a lot. We also agree with you - that the house is just perfectly located to get to the shops (ice cream, sushi, and all the restaurants - with just a short walk) and we also love the Ping Pong Table in the Garage. Please make us your yearly get away home!
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Fair Haven, New Jersey

Lovely, Large Tybee Island Home

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed this large home for a wedding weekend and it slept all with privacy and multiple bathrooms. We had plenty of fun and conversation around the pool in the backyard. The owner was extremely accommodating with our group and concerns since our visit was right after a hurricane. The house and yard were in good condition with everything in working order.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jeanne, we were so happy to be able to host you after the Hurricane. Because we had the home built to the latest Hurricane standards - we survived with no flooding and no damage. We too love the many bedrooms and extra privacy on the three covered decks and one open air deck. My family loves the house so much - it's great when a 'stranger' agree's with us! So happy you enjoyed your stay - and hope to see you back! Thank you for the lovely review.
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $350 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.0%

20% off any available dates in March, April and May 2018. There are NO refunds for Cancelations for any reason - please take out travelers insurance to protect yourself against unforeseen emergencies.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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